BRUNSWICK — Adam Childs of South China was recently named a Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar at Bowdoin College.

Childs is a junior majoring in chemistry and physics and minoring in mathematics.

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