Commencement 2019 in Pictures

Photos by Maria Stenzel, Young-Ji Cho ’18 and Matai Curzon ’22

A student with a decorated mortar board at Amherst College's 198th Commencement

Amherst College graduates processing to the ceremony; Mt Holyoke range showing in the distance

The three student marshals leading the Class of 2019 to the graduation ceremony

Graduates in their robes gathering just before the ceremony

An Amherst College graduate hugs a well-wisher

A student works his way through the crowd after being called to receive an award on stage


The recipients of honorary degrees at Amherst College gathered in front of Stirn Steeple

The Class of 109 gathered together for Commencement on Sunday, May 26th

The Amehrst College Choral Society performed at the Commencement ceremony

Senior Class Speaker Helena Burgueno

Students raise their hands in response to a question from the senior class speaker

The family of the senior class speaker cheers for their graduate

President Biddy Martin speaking during Commencement

Amherst graduates sitting with their traditional canes

A faculty member congratulates a graduate

A family holds up signs for graduate

Seniors cheering for each other during Commencement

Audience members hold up signs for their family member who is graduating

Students toss their caps at the end of the ceremony

Students stands and President Martin passes

Two graduates and their families chatting after the ceremony

A student with a decorated graduation cap