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Three Alumni Honored at Reunion Convocation

Story posted June 07, 2005

Bowdoin College presented awards to three alumni from Maine during the College's Reunion Weekend, held June 2-5, 2005, on campus.

Everett B. "Brownie" Carson of Brunswick, Sanford R. "Sandy" Sistare of Brunswick, and Andrew W. Williamson III of Jefferson were honored during the Reunion Convocation ceremony June 4.

Everett B. "Brownie" Carson, Bowdoin Class of 1969, was given the 2005 Common Good Award. This award, bestowed by the Bowdoin Board of Trustees, honors alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary, profound, and sustained commitment to the common good, in the interest and for the benefit of society, with disregard for personal gains.

For more than three decades, Carson has been the embodiment of a servant of the Common Good, championing movements for peace, educational and economic opportunity, and the environment. Read more...

Sanford R. "Sandy" Sistare, Bowdoin Class of 1950, received the 2005 Alumni Service Award. This award, the highest honor bestowed by the Bowdoin Alumni Council, is given annually to an exemplary Bowdoin volunteer.

For decades Sistare has volunteered for Bowdoin in multiple ways, and shared his enthusiasm with alumni. Read more...

Andrew W. Williamson III, Bowdoin Class of 1955, was presented with the 2005 Distinguished Educator Award. This award, given by the Bowdoin Alumni Council, recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching or education administration.

Williamson has been a leader in mathematics education both as a teacher and researcher, earning national and statewide recognition for his commitment to his students. Read more...

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