Civility, Courage, Conviction

Bicentennial Medalist Erin Burnett ’98, host of CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront gave the keynote address at Williams’ Convocation ceremony, which marks the beginning of the academic year and celebrates the senior class and its accomplishments.

You can also view remarks by Burnett’s fellow 2012 Bicentennial Medalists:  Travel industry pioneer and philanthropist David Paresky ’60, internationally recognized pediatric endocrinologist Norman Spack ’65, Kenya’s Jeremy Academy founder Charles Waigi ’72, and U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy secretary Kathleen Merrigan ’82.

Learn more about our medalists and view complete video coverage of the 2012 Convocation ceremony.