2016 Baccalaureate Service Photos and Program

The 2016 Baccalaureate Service:

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Bates Baccalaureate 2016, Program Overview

  • Prelude and Processional – Senior Band
  • Welcome – President A. Clayton Spencer
  • Invocation – Rev. Brittany Longsdorf, Multifaith Chaplain
  • Litany of Gratitude – Melissa Carp ’16, Baccalaureate Chair
  • Introduction to Moments of Remembrance – Rev. Raymond Clothier, Associate Multifaith Chaplain
  • Moment of Gratitude from the Jhun Family
  • An Offering of Music in memory of James Jhun ’16, Rebecca Schwartz ’16
  • Acknowledgment of Loved Ones Not In Attendance – Tara Das ’16
  • An Offering of a Poem – Nicholas Muccio ’16
  • An Offering of Dance – Senior Dance Ensemble
  • Presentation of the ’16 Ivy Stone Design – Khi (Khidong) Kim ’16
  • Vignettes: Moments from Our Years at Bates – Detmer Kremer ’16 and Folashade Ade-Banjo ’16
  • Pledge of Bates College Values – Andre Brittis-Tannenbaum ’16 and Sally Ryerson ’16, Co-Presidents of the Class of 2016
  • Vignettes: Moments from Our Years at Bates – Samuel Myers ’16 and Sarah Stanley ’16
  • Baccalaureate Address – R. Wayne Medlen, Custodian, Facility Services
  • An Offering of Song – Senior A Cappella
  • Parents’ and Guardians’ Reflection – Introduced by Alexandra Morrow ’16; Read by Polly Ingraham and Jonathan Riskind
  • An Offering of Music – Isabel Koyama ’16 with the Senior Band
  • Dance of Blessing- Senior Bollywood Dance Ensemble
  • Interfaith Blessing – Melissa Carp ’16, Matt Gee ’16, Thomas Graziano ’16, Usman Khan ’16, Rosie Snyder ’16
  • Recessional – Senior Band