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Bowdoin graduation ceremonies scheduled for this weekend

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Bowdoin graduation ceremonies scheduled for this weekend

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College will graduate 443 seniors at its 206th commencement on Saturday.

This year's graduates come from 38 states and ten countries. Students from Massachusetts, Maine, New York, California and Connecticut are the most highly represented.

Seniors Joelinda Coichy and Edward Stevens Gottfried are this year's commencement speakers. The college will award honorary degrees to former Governor John Baldacci, Grammy Award-winning musician Béla Fleck, chemist and researcher Cynthia M. Friend, architectural history scholar Henry A. Millon, and internationally acclaimed filmmaker and producer Mira Nair.

The ceremony will start at 10 a.m. on the Bowdoin quad. In the event of severe weather, it will be held in the Watson Arena. Visit www.bowdoin.edu for more information.