BURLINGTON, Vt. — Katrina Dorson, of Wayne, and Teagan Cook, of Dexter, ) received Champlain College bachelor’s degree on May 13.

Dorson studies web design and development and Cook majored in legal studies.

The college’s 139th commencement was held at Edmunds Field in Burlington, Vermont. A total of 516 undergraduates received their associate and bachelor’s degrees during the ceremony.

Champlain College President Donald J. Laackman lauded the students with a long list of achievements the Class of 2017 has accomplished during their years at Champlain.”Your success in the face of change, combined with your radically pragmatic Champlain College education, positions you to successfully enter a changing world,” he said.

In addition, an honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees was presented to Today Show weatherman and founder of Roker Media Labs Al Roker. Samantha Brehm ’14 offered the alumni welcomed the graduates and their families. Julian Lopez ’17, an international business and finance major in the Stiller School of Business, delivered the Senior address.

For more information, visit www.champlain.edu.

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