Bowdoin College held its annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony Sept. 28 to honor those undergraduates who distinguish themselves by excellence in scholarship.
Those students who are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are in the top (highest GPA) 20 percent of each class for the previous academic year. In addition, those scholars who earned a GPA of 4.0 are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Book Award winners.
The following Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are from Winchester:
Catherine Chang, a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2014. Chang is earning a major in Mathematics and a minor in Earth and Oceanographic Studies.
Michael Croteau, a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2015.
Nathan Ricke, a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2014. Ricke is earning a major in Chemistry and Physics and a minor in Biology.
About Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college located in Brunswick, Maine, about 25 miles north of Portland. One of the oldest colleges in the nation, it received its charter in 1794. Bowdoin enrolls approximately 1,750 students from across the country and around the world.
The designation of Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars honors James Bowdoin III and his wife, Sarah. James Bowdoin III was the earliest patron of the College and was instrumental in its founding in 1794. Sarah Bowdoin also gave many gifts to the College, including most of the Bowdoin family portraits in the collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.