Two hundred - four students receive degrees at UMFK 128th commencement
May 10, 2010
Two hundred - four students received degrees at the 128th commencement exercises at the University of Maine at Fort Kent this past weekend.
University President Dr. Richard W. Cost presided over the ceremony that conferred 171 bachelor degrees and 33 associate degrees.
In addition to awarding the diplomas to the class of 2010, the late Robert L. Woodbury, a former chancellor of the University of Maine System, posthumously was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, which was conferred by President Cost and accepted on behalf to his wife, Anne Woodbury.
Owen Hendershot, senior class president, addressed his fellow graduates. Hendershot is from Turner, Maine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business.
Also at the commencement ceremony, Douglas Clapp of Fort Kent was honored with the University’s Distinguished Service Award.
Baccalaureate degrees were awarded to students in behavioral science (14), biology (3), business (15), computer applications (1), educational studies (2), electronic commerce (1), elementary education (39), English (3), environmental studies (7), nursing (40), and public safety administration (8), secondary education (36) and university studies (2).
Associate degrees were awarded to students in business (6), computer science (1), criminal justice (20), forestry (3) and general studies (2) human services (1).
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