80th MMA graduation
The sun shone, the crowds gathered, the George Stevens Academy jazz combo Deep Space played, the faculty and students came in a procession, the speakers spoke, the sirens and horns of the Castine Fire Rescue Department blared and the hats flew as 223 students received their diplomas at Maine Maritime Academy’s 80th graduation ceremony on May 6.
Elizabeth MacArthur, left, who graduated magna cum laude with a degree in international business and logistics, stands with her father, Captain Gordon “Mac” MacArthur, Master of T/S State of Maine, who conferred the degree to his daughter in a wonderful family and Castine moment.
Sen. Susan Collins
Sen. Susan Collins delivers the keynote address at Maine Maritime Academy’s 2023 commencement ceremony.
Captain Kate Kana, left, Director of Admissions, and Captain Zander Parker, Instructor of Martine Transportation, wife and husband, both received their Master of Science degrees on May 6.