Seniors of 2010 share thoughts on four years at Bates
Each May, graduating seniors attending a luncheon with Bates Trustees are invited by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen to offer brief comments on their time at Bates. Directly below are of some of their impromptu remarks:
Lindsay Thomson ’10, West Hartford, Conn.
http://www.vimeo.com/13208284 Thomson decided Bates was the college she wanted to attend after spending five days checking it out.
Kevin Thorson ’10, Storrs, Conn.
http://www.vimeo.com/13208282 Thorson found his passion at Bates, double-majoring in economics and Spanish.
Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan ’10, Topsham, Maine
http://www.vimeo.com/13207987 Duncan had many college choices, but Bates was the one place where she knew she could succeed in her “three A’s” — arts, academics and athletics.
Emily Pressman ’10, New Canaan, Conn.
http://www.vimeo.com/13207973 Bates was Pressman’s choice, and it became a second home.
Brianna Bakow ’10, Lexington, Mass.
http://www.vimeo.com/13207992 Bakow found that the one-on-one interaction with professors and others produced a sense of community she had not experienced before.
Emily Grady ’10, Littleton, Mass.
http://www.vimeo.com/13207980 Grady discovered resources everywhere as academic and experiential learning came together for her thesis.
George MacDonald ’10, Ossining, N.Y.
http://www.vimeo.com/13208554 MacDonald prepared to go into the world after college as an artist – and has fulfilled his goal.
Emaan Karamatullah ’10, Karachi, Pakistan
http://www.vimeo.com/13208272 Bates changed Karamatullah in many ways, and gave her the chance to meet so many people with different backgrounds.
Tags: Athletics, Harward Center for Community Partnerships, senior thesis.