Bowdoin College held its 206th Commencement exercises Saturday, May 28. The following Bowdoin College graduates are from Waldo County:

• Kylie Huff, of Burnham, majoring in Government and Legal Studies.

• Natalie Jimenez, of Montville, majoring in Psychology and Theater (student-designed major).

• Alexandra McLain, of Stockton Springs, majoring in Biology and minoring in Mathematics.

Bachelor of arts degrees were awarded to 440 students from 38 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and 10 foreign countries.

More about Bowdoin’s 206th Commencement exercises can be viewed at: bowdoin.edu/news/archives/1bowdoincampus/008548.shtm.

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Brunswick. 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.

Notable alumni include 14th U.S. President Franklin Pierce (class of 1824), writers Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (both 1825), African-American newspaper editor John Brown Russwurm (1826), Civil War hero Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1852), Arctic explorer Robert E. Peary (1877), former Senate Majority Leader and architect of the Ireland peace accord George J. Mitchell (1954), former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen (1962), and Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson (1979).