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Veterans from COF Honored in Annual Ceremony
November 12, 2018
Photos by Elizabeth Hartell
Watson Hall played host to the 11th annual Veterans Day Luncheon on November 8 to honor, thank, and remember veterans from Wentworth and the Colleges of the Fenway (COF) communities.
Wentworth alumnus Arthur Strafuss, FSCO ’84, Wentworth adjunct professor, and U.S. Navy veteran served as the event’s keynote speaker. Assistant Professor and U.S. Marine Corp Cpl. Omair Zubairi was the event’s emcee.
Army ROTC cadets from Wentworth and Northeastern posted colors, while members of the COF choir delivered the National Anthem. Also speaking were President Zorica Pantić, U.S. Army Inf. Sgt. Sean Kennedy ’19, and retired Wentworth Professor Joe Schellings. Army ROTC Cadets Simon Chin Lee ’21 and Mary Jane Wilkerson performed the POW*MIA remembrance.
Select photos from the luncheon can be found below or at this link.
Wentworth alumni attending included:
- James Borenstein ‘67
- Donald Champagne ‘62
- Richard Crowell ‘53
- John Dargin ‘67
- Joseph Hanlon ‘86
- David Josselyn ‘66
- John McGrath ‘62
- Jim McLaughlin’84
- Harold Panos ‘66
- Ted Prorok ‘72
- Albert Renaghan’67
- Michael Rocchi ‘68
- Dino Vlahakis ‘54
- Elliott Worcester ‘70
- Donald Wright ’55
- February 15, 2019—Student Shannon Sturtz helped build the very academic center she and classmates use regularly.
- February 12, 2019—With the recent completion of the Center for Engineering, Innovation and Sciences, the university will be able to hold this graduation ceremony in the quad on campus.
- February 4, 2019—Speaking to a gathering of 1,300 people at Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, President Pantić accepted the award in the Achievement in Health Care, Arts & Education category. She joined Anita Hill as one of nine women in senior leadership roles who were recognized.