Molly waiting on the grassy knoll for the amphitheatre to open.
Theo on the grassy knoll.
Abby, knitting as always.
Bill and Abby discussing the knitting.
Molly, heading in to the amphitheatre.
Abby and I were going to watch from the grassy knoll but we found out there were more tickets.
Freshly scored tickets. Our position turned out to be pretty awesome.
Abby took this photo of me.
Where were we? Well, Mount Holyoke of course!
We spotted Jonie, Bill, Molly, and Theo way across the amphitheatre.
Gennie, walking past us (down many rows) on her way in.
Student address by Caitlin Mary Healey.
Princess Lolowah al-Faisal al Saud receives the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters.
The Princess gave a short address.
Clare Waterman, class of '89, receives an honorary Doctor of Science degree.
Clare Waterman gave a short address about her accomplishments in the sciences.
President of Ireland Mary McAleese receives the honorary Doctor of Law degree.
Commencement address by Mary McAleese.
One of the photographers snuck up behind.
Diplomas were wheeled in.
VIP guests. The Irish President had at least one bodyguard in robes.
Molly Beurmann walking across to receive her diploma.
Receiving her diploma.
Rachel Kahan. I apologize on behalf of the people in front of me who kept standing up and blocking the shot...
Jelly dances before walking across.
Walking across the stage.
Gennie receiving her diploma.
The view from our seats. Faculty are behind the podium, graduates in front.
Jill, Gennie, and Stan. I totally screwed up the focus and exposure here because I was trying to be quick before rain came. Major fail.
Gennie and Jelly.
Gennie and her friends.
Gennie looking confused at all the photographic attempts.
The Noyce family: Theo, Jonie, Gennie, Bill, Abby, and Molly.
Gennie, sans much too warm graduation robe.