Sean Woods, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Woods, of Gypsum, graduated from Bates College on May 25. A 2010 graduate of Vail Mountain School, Woods graduated with a degree in mathematics from Bates. Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Warmth of Other Suns,” delivered the address at Bates’ 148th commencement ceremony. In her speech, she spoke of equality and social betterment. Above all, she told graduates, “You must leave this world a better place than it would have been if you had not existed.”
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