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Common Good, Alumni Council Awards to be Presented at Reunion Convocation May 31 Archives

Reunion convocation award

(L. to r.) Richard Bail ’64, Ed Lee ’74, Mike Poor ’64, Tracy Burlock ’81, Patricia Pye

Awards honoring outstanding leadership and service to the College will be presented May 31, 2014, during Reunion Convocation.

The Common Good Award, selected by the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees, this year has three recipients, each of whom embody a profound and sustained commitment to the common good: Communities Without Borders co-founder Dr. Richard Bail ’64, San Francisco’s first Asian-American mayor Ed Lee ’74, and Forest Foundation founder Mike Poor ’64.

The Alumni Service Award and the Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff, chosen by the Alumni Council, recognize members of the Bowdoin community for their exemplary achievement and dedication. The Alumni Service Award will be presented to Bowdoin College Trustee Emerita Tracy Burlock ’81, and the Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff goes to 40-year Dining Service veteran Patricia Pye.

Registration for Reunion 2014 (May 29-June 1) opens in March.