Submitted by Anthony A. Jack
It was a long journey to get to this point in my life. When I walked up that stage for the first time on Sunday, I was in tears becasue I had no idea, not one clue, what was going on. When President Marx called my name, I heard him but did not believe that he had called the right person. My classmates had to tell me to get up and walk toward the stage. I heard the claps, the calls, the sniffles from some of the people near me. I could not take any more and I began to cry myself. The second time, however, was the moment that brought everything together. Holding my diploma.

Amherst College Graduates 409

May 28, 2007
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass, May 28.—Under warm blue skies, Amherst College celebrated its 186th Commencement Exercises today. The college granted bachelor of arts degrees to 409 members of the Class of 2007 at Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the Main Quadrangle.