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Colby's first posse leaves changed by Colby

By Gerry Boyle '78


 
Months of training, poring over literature and Web pages, and an overnight campus visit didn't fully prepare Posse Scholar George Williams '06 for the world of Colby College.

"It wasn't New York City anymore,— said Williams, who is the son of Jamaican immigrants and was class president at a vocational high school. "I wasn't in the Bronx. No one spoke Ebonics. When I went to classes, I really felt intimidated because my voice wasn't a Colby voice.—

But he wasn't alone.
 
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