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252 Scholars Honored at 2011 Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Ceremony Archives

President Barry Mills presides over the 2011 Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony in Morrell Gym.

Bowdoin’s highest-ranking scholars were recognized at the College’s Sarah and James Bowdoin Day exercises Friday, October 28, 2011.

The ceremony included remarks by President Mills, who took the opportunity amid this, the 40th anniversary of women at the College, to speak about Sarah Bowdoin Dearborn, the wife of James Bowdoin III and also one of the founders of the College.

This year’s speakers were Carol Berkin, Presidential Professor of American Colonial and Revolutionary History at Baruch College, and Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar Samuel Hanson ’11.

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