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See photographs from Saturday’s University of Maine commencement ceremony

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Matthew Sheehey congratulates his friend Sedona Cottrell in the New Balance Field House before the University of Maine commencement ceremony on Saturday morning. 

More than 1,700 students, including upward of 40 doctoral degree candidates, participated in the University of Maine’s 217th Commencement Saturday in Alfond Arena. UMaine Commencement was held in two ceremonies, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Here is a gallery of photographs from the morning ceremony.

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
A University of Maine graduate celebrates after receiving his degree Saturday morning. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
More than 1,700 students, including upward of 40 doctoral degree candidates, participated in the University of Maine’s 217th Commencement on May 11 in Alfond Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Zuri Ball, from Boston, Massachusetts, cheers for her brother M'walimu Paya Ball as he walked by with his degree in political science on Saturday. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Graduates smile at family and friends as they enter Alfond Arena for the University of Maine’s 217th Commencement Saturday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Matt Ahearn, left, and John Kay celebrate in the new Balance Field House before the 2019 commencement ceremony at the University of Maine. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
A University of Maine graduate celebrates as her family and friends cheer. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Asia Wohlfeil of Parkman, Maine who was graduating with a degree in psychology, adjusts her cap before the 2019 commencement ceremony at the University of Maine on Saturday morning. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
More than 1,700 students, including upward of 40 doctoral degree candidates, participated in the University of Maine’s 217th Commencement Saturday in Alfond Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Two graduates pose for family members during the 2019 UMaine commencement ceremony. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
University of Maine graduates pose for their families to take pictures of them after receiving their degrees. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Alexander Connolly of Portland, left, and his friend John Kay of Boston, Massachusetts, celebrate in the New Balance Field House where University of Maine graduates gathered before the morning commencement ceremony.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
The 2019 Distinguished Maine Professor, Sandra Caron, speaks during the University of Maine commencement ceremony. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy congratulates graduates at the University of Maine’s 217th Commencement Saturday in Alfond Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Valedictorian Drew Brooks received degrees in microbiology and music and salutatorian Ana Eliza Souza Cunha received a degree in biology. 
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Graduates leave the New Balance Field House and walk to Alfond Arena Saturday morning for the 217th Commencement ceremony. 


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