Graduating the MMA class of 2017
Graduates of Maine Maritime Academy celebrated the completion of their studies during a commencement ceremony on May 6.
Let the celebration begin
After three cheers, the graduates throw their caps into the air.
Countdown to diplomas
Several graduates anxiously await their diplomas at the beginning of graduation.
William Brennan Sr. and Richard Spears, members of the first Maine Maritime Academy graduating class in 1943, share memories of their time at the academy.
A candid moment
President Bill Brennan, left, and Senator Susan Collins share a candid moment before the start of graduation.