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President's Award Presented at Honors Day

Story posted May 15, 1999


May 25, 1999, BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Steve Chul Lee '99 was presented with the President's Award at Bowdoin College's third annual Honors Day ceremony on May 11.

President Robert H. Edwards inaugurated the award in 1997. It is given each year to recognize a student for exceptional personal achievements and uncommon contributions to the College.

Lee, of Westford, Mass., graduated from Acton Boxboro Regional High School in Acton, Mass. He is majoring in English and government. He has been honored for his academic achievement by being named a James Bowdoin Scholar and twice named a Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar; he has appeared on the Dean's List many times.

Lee has participated in intramural soccer and basketball. He served as co-editor in chief of The Patriot, an independent student newspaper. He has won numerous other prizes and awards and was a Truman Scholarship finalist during his junior year.

Lee served as co-coordinator of the Bowdoin Undergraduate Teachers, which places Bowdoin students in local classrooms as teachers' aides. He has also participated in the Bowdoin Christian Fellowship and the Debate Team. Lee has served Bowdoin as a member of the following committees: the executive committee, the financial aid and awards committee, the strategic planning task force and the student activities fee committee.

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