Four influential leaders in geoscience, higher education, poetry, and literature were awarded honorary degrees from Amherst College at the 2020 Commencement ceremony on June 11, 2022. Read Amherst’s news story and learn more about the honorees below.

In addition, three secondary school educators received Swift Moore Teaching Awards.

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Swift Moore Teaching Awards

The Phebe and Zephaniah Swift Moore Teaching Awards honor outstanding secondary school teachers nominated by members of the graduating class. Meet the three teachers honored by the Class of 2020.