Gould Academy’s 183rd Commencement Ceremony

Gould Academy will present diplomas to members of the Class of 2019 at its 183rd commencement exercises on Saturday, May 25, at 10:30 AM.



On Friday evening before commencement, Gould holds its traditional Baccalaureate exercises at 4:30 in Bingham Auditorium. After Baccalaureate, graduates and their parents attend a reception under the tent and a special dinner in Ordway Hall, followed by the annual Spring Concert in Bingham Auditorium at 7:30 PM.

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Past Gould Commencement Ceremonies

181st Commencement Ceremony (2017)

  • Commencement Address: Pious Ali (Portland City Councilor)
  • Valedictorian: Jialin “Sean” Xie ’17
  • Class Elect: Samuel McMillan ’17

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180th Commencement Ceremony (2016)

  • Commencement Address: Elizabeth McLellan ’69 (Founder of Partners for World Health)
  • Valedictorian: Edison Yi ’16
  • Class Elect: Will Harvey ’16

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179th Commencement Ceremony (2015)
  • Commencement Address: Richard Blanco (the nation’s fifth inaugural poet)
  • Valedictorian: Pratt M. Olson ’15
  • Class Elect: Xiaolu Qian ’15

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178th Commencement Ceremony (2014)

  • Commencement Address: Sasha Rearick ’95 (U.S. Ski Team Men’s Head Coach)
  • Valedictorian: Marcello DeLuca ’14
  • Class Elect: Jongkuk “JK” Lee ’14
177th Commencement Ceremony (2013)

  • Commencement Address: Linda Greenlaw P ’10 (New York Times Bestselling Author)
  • Valedictorian: Yutong “Kare” Li ’13
  • Class Elect: James Rambone ’13