Boltz Graduates from Champlain College

BURLINGTON, VT – Harry Boltz of Fulton recently graduated from Champlain College. Boltz received a Bachelor of Science degree in Game Art and Animation with a possible specialization and/or minor.

The Champlain College 135th Commencement took place outdoors, under a tent on Edmunds Field in Burlington on May 4. In all, 470 undergraduates earned their degrees.

Vermont novelist and New York Times Bestseller, Chris Bohjalian delivered the Commencement address to degree candidates.

George Chaffee, Vermont’s captive insurance association founder, spoke on behalf of the two honorary degrees that were conferred. Bohjalian, received a Doctor of Fine Arts honorary degree; Chaffee, received a Doctor of Commerce honorary degree.

Champlain College President David Finney noted a long list of accomplishments that graduating students had already achieved while working, serving and playing at Champlain. “Over 50 percent of the graduating class will be starting jobs within their field of study in the next few weeks,” he recognized.

About Champlain College:

Since 1878, Champlain College has provided career-focused education to students from its hilltop campus in Burlington, Vt.

Champlain’s distinctive educational approach embodies the notion that true learning only occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge.

Champlain offers traditional undergraduate and online undergraduate courses, along with online certificate and degree programs and eight master’s degree programs. Champlain offers study abroad programs at its campuses in Montreal, Quebec and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review’s The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition.

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