Distinguished locals gather at home of local author

Final Selection of the Outstanding Academicians and Musicians for the upcoming Annual Awards Festival Selection 2021 at Christ Our Light Parish Center.

On July 24, a backyard gathering at the Brookmead Drive home of Dr. Jean Rances was for the announcement of the Awards Festival for Outstanding Academicians & Music Artists. Pictured from left: Krishna Kant (Professor, Temple University), Josephine Kant (Outstanding Pianist – 2018), Rances, Rev. Fr. Jon Thomas, Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Haddonfield, Dr. Samuel Wrightson, Vice President (ret.) of Williamson College, Diana Gambacorta (Outstanding Singer – 2019) and Eva Szajowski, cover girl for Rances’ book “The Tree of East and West.” Missing in the above photo is: John C. Church, Jr, retired President of Valley Forge MIlitary Academy and College. (Photo credit: Andrzej Szajowski/Special to the Sun)