BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College recently held its annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony to honor undergraduates who distinguish themselves by excellence in scholarship.

Those students who are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are in the top (highest grade-point average) 20 percent of each class for the previous academic year. In addition, those scholars who earned a GPA of 4.0 are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Book Award winners.

Charlotte Beach, of Skowhegan, is a member of the Bowdoin College’s class of 2014 . Beach is earning a major in economics and mathematics.

Adam Childs, of South China, is a member of the Bowdoin College’s class of 2014 and is a Book Award winner. Childs is earning a major in chemistry and physics and minoring in mathematics.

Madeleine Daily, of Winslow, is a member of the Bowdoin College’s class of 2016. Daily is earning a major in (undeclared) .