Presidents Gala 2010
President's Medal Gala Raises More Than $400,000 in Scholarship Support
On April 29, donors, alumni and friends enjoyed an evening of dining, dancing and live entertainment at the 2010 President's Medal Gala, hosted by Marymount Manhattan College. The event, held at The Pierre in New York City, generated more than $400,000 to support scholarships and grants for MMC students.
The 2010 President's Medal honorees are Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Anne C. Flannery '73, Mary Twomey Greason '86, Hope D. Knight '85, Ginger Lyons de Neufville '70, and Lucille Zanghi.
This year's gala co-chairs were Campaign Chair and Trustee Judy '03 and Russ Carson, and Trustee Natasha Pearl and Richard Stowe. Remarks were presented by President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D., and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Lou Martarano.
MSNBC Anchor Tamron Hall served as the mistress of ceremonies. The evening included a performance by MMC students Antoinette Henry '10 and Matthew Walsh '11, who performed "My Way" and research presentation by Hadley Cooney '11.
Matthew Walsh '11 and Antoinette Henry '10.
Seated (L-R) Margaret Flannery Costigan, Trustee and Honoree Anne C. Flannery '73, Mary Flannery Kraut, and Eileen Hayden. Standing (L-R) Kathleen Foley, Ray Riordan, Ann Bodnar '73, Barbara Hack '73, Bill Silveri, and Suzie DelPeso-Silveri.
Seated (L-R) Barbara Spivak, M.D., Julie de Neufville, Trustee and Honoree Ginger Lyons de Neufville '70, and Bill Lyons. Standing (L-R) Fred Brack, Mary Masone Guzman '70, Catherine Lyons, Richard de Neufville, Susan Middaugh, and Tricia Scanlon.
Seated (L-R) Suzy Mulvihill, Vandana Rao, Liz Ball '12, and Peter Naccarato. Standing (L-R) Zachary Harrell '10, Ilse Lopez, Jose Lopez, and Peter Baker.
Seated (L-R) Margaret Greason, Elizabeth Greason, Trustee and Honoree Mary T. Greason, Vita D. Salamone, and Marisa S. Greason. Standing (L-R) William Greason, Michael Greason, Edward W. Greason, Robert Greason and Edward W. Greason, Jr.
Seated (L-R) Carol Jackson, Ann Jablon, David Corvo, Penny Spangler. Standing (L-R) Arnold Spangler, Michele Corvo, Maria Fishel, Ken Fishel and Jason Rosenfeld.
Seated (L-R) Evan Johnson '11, Justice Sallie Manzanet-Daniels '85, President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D., Tamron Hall, Trustee James Hornor. Standing (L-R) Former Secretary of State of New York Randy A. Daniels, Page Shaver, Hadley Cooney '11, Richard Berry, and Abraham Blanco '10.
Seated (L-R) Colleen Wise, Diana Nash, Nakamuli Tokoriono. Standing (L-R) Louise Veninga, Treb Winegar, Derek Bellin, Ben Zaricor, John McGee, and David Podell.
2010 Gala Co-Chairs (L-R) Russ Carson, Trustee Judy Carson '03, Trustee Natasha Pearl and Richard Stowe.
Seated (L-R) Trustee Jim Buckman, Trustee and Gala Co-Chair Judy Carson '03, Trustee Ron Yoo, Trustee and Gala Co-Chair Natasha Pearl and Gala Co-Chair Russ Carson. Standing (L-R) Nancy Buckman, Erwin Zeuschner, Margaret Zeuschner, Leslie Yoo and Gala Co-Chair Richard Stowe.
Seated (L-R) Sr. Colette Mahoney, Sr. Kathleen Fagan, Trustee Sr. Rita Arthur, Trustee Sr. Ellen Marie Keane. Standing (L-R) Trustee Sr. Kathleen Connell, Sr. Margaret Morissey, Sr. Brigid Driscoll, Sr. Virginia Dorgan, Sr. Susan Gardella, Sr. Teresita Fay.
Seated (L-R) Dr. Ernest Knight, Dr. Steven Umlauf, Trustee and Honoree Hope Knight, and Ms. Carla Harris. Standing (L-R) Lauren Kramer, Marion Knight, Gordon Hazel, Carolyn Bowman, and Professor Marvelle Colby.
Seated (L-R) John Murphy, Maureen Grant, Board Chairman Lou Martarano, Dansby Evans, and Nathalie Terner. Standing (L-R) Kevin Connell, Chris Moseley, Margaret Carey, Christina Mott, and Anthony Mott.
Seated (L-R) Maureen Santucci, Barbara Hunt, Mark Liff, and Alexa Baggio. Standing (L-R) Joe Giordano, Wayne Santucci, Asmita Bhatia, Patti Manzi, Paul Ciraulo, Karen Quigley, and Arun Bhatia.
Members of Aramark Dining including Chris Meredith, Edgar Portillo, Deborah Portillo, Barbara Timm-Brock and Karen Quigley.
Seated (L-R) Melissa Richman, Kristy Schwarzmann, Richard Formosa, Nick Kenny, and Ken Stapinski. Standing (L-R) Alex Richman, Barbara Timm-Brock, Karen Quigley, Chris Merideth, Cathy Alleyne, Patricia Gallagher, and Patrick Gallagher.
Seated (L-R) Trustee Tom Clark, Dr. Regina Peruggi, and Lewis Frumkes. Standing (L-R) Jean Wilhelm, Gerry McCallion, Frank Harvey, and Alan Frumkes.
Abraham Blanco '10, Matthew Walsh '11, Zachary Harrell '10, Carol Jackson, Liz Ball '12, Hadley Cooney '11, Evan Johnson '11, Erica Jackson '12, and Jeff Lewis '10.