Dr. Michael G. Scales, president of Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary, hosted a pre-commencement brunch on Saturday, May 11 at the Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center in Westchester County.
During the gathering, three honorees were inducted into the Nyack College President’s Hall of Distinction: Dr. Micheal Flaherty, president and co-founder of Walden Media; Dr. Graham Power, founder and chairman of the Power Group of Companies in South Africa; and Rev. Dr. Thai Phuong, president of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam.
A video clip, featuring Nyack alumnus, Dr. Thomas Stebbins ('56), provided by The Christian and Missionary Alliance was screened and Dr. Stebbins was also on hand as a guest speaker.
Two of Nyack’s best and brightest students, valedictorian C. Johannah Ziegler-Ritter and Honors Program student Stuart Guild shared brief remarks about their Nyack College experiences. Special music was performed by Luis Diaz (NC '15) , Janet Miller (NC 09), and Professor Marie Kenote, known as Flutes of Praise, and by Jose Heredia (NC '09) and Jhasoa Agosto ('09), accompanied by Dr. Sue Talley.
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