Bates will celebrate student achievement


LEWISTON — Offering presentations, discussions, performances, screenings and exhibits, Bates College’s ninth annual Mount David Summit will begin at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

The college’s annual celebration of student academic achievement will showcase the research findings, community-based learning and creative work of more than 400 students, making this year’s summit the largest ever.

Throughout the afternoon in Pettengill Hall and other locations, concurrent sessions will take place in which students will present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

The event will culminate in performances by the Bates Modern Dance Company at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre and a Bates College Choir concert, featuring Mozart’s “Requiem,” at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

The summit is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kerry O’Brien at [email protected] or 753-6952 or visit the Web site at