Originally Published: June 13, 2011 9:21 p.m.
Prescott native Seth Newton earned a Masters degree in Environmental Chemistry from the Swedish School of Environmental Chemistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden. Since completing the two-year program, Seth has accepted a Phd. position in Stockholm to study industrial flame retardants found in the environment. This summer he will study instrument calibration in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Seth graduated from Prescott High School in 2001 and from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Environmental Science. He is the son of long time Prescott residents Page and Aaron Newton and the grandson of Marie Newton.