Interview with David Treadwell (Class of 1964) by Meagan Doyle

David Treadwell at Reunion 2019 (photo credit: Ellery Harkness)

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Meagan Doyle

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Brunswick, Maine

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David Treadwell (Class of 1964) talks about his arrival at Bowdoin and the hectic atmosphere of his first two months. He reminisces about being a member (and eventual President) of the fraternity Zeta Psi. Describing his extracurricular activities, Treadwell mentions Glee Club, interfraternity singing competitions, and playing on the golf team. He also speaks about time spent relaxing with friends playing bridge, participating in sports, and hitchhiking around the region, as well as his summer abroad working and touring in Europe. Treadwell reflects on the academic difficulties of his first year. He finishes by talking about his lifelong involvement with Bowdoin and its community and offers advice to current and future Bowdoin students.

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