News Archive 2009-2018

ABC News: George Mitchell ’54 and Bowdoin Honored With NCAA’s Top Award Archives

Senator George Mitchell '54 accepting the "Teddy" from Bowdoin Athletic Director Jeff Ward

Former U.S. Senator and Bowdoin College graduate George Mitchell ’54 accepted the Theodore Roosevelt Award on Friday evening, January 15, at the 2010 NCAA Convention’s Honors and Delegates Celebration. The highest honor bestowed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Mitchell is the second Bowdoin recipient of the award, joining William Cohen ’62, and putting the College in distinguished company. More…