Graham Van Goffrier: UMaine 2018 Valedictorian
Graham Van Goffrier was selected as the University of Maine class of 2018 Valedictorian. Graham received a bachelor’s degree in Physics, minors in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Nanotechnology, and a masters degree in Electrical Engineering (all earned in his four years at UMaine).
Van Goffrier is a 2017–18 Goldwater Scholar. In 2017, he received one of 240 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate sophomores and juniors nationwide who were studying mathematics, natural sciences and engineering, awarded by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. In addition to his summer research positions here at UMaine, he also had the opportunity to perform research in Switzerland at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, the world’s largest particle accelerator complex.