FOUR CHOSEN TO RECEIVE ACAF, INC. DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS
On October 20, 2016 the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation, Inc. will celebrate four of its most successful alumni by adding their names to the new Alumni Wall of Fame.
Dr. John Schriver ’55 – nationally recognized in the area of emergency medicine. Dr. Schriver helped establish two academic departments of emergency medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and Oregon Health Sciences University. Most recently Dr. Schriver was professor of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Hospital, Washington DC.
Gary Ginsberg ’80 – lawyer, American political operative and corporate advisor who worked as a lawyer in the Clinton White House. After a time at George magazine and News Corporation, he is currently VP at Time Warner in NYC.
Anne Harding Joyce ’70 – Past President of the ACAF, Inc. and instrumental in building the new Amherst Central High School field & track. Anne has served on numerous boards including Buffalo Prep, Buffalo Olmstead Park Conservancy, Goodwill Industries, Rainbow Lake Association in Franklin County NY, and the Garret Club.
Tom Hambridge ’79 – Grammy winning singer, songwriter, producer and drummer. Tom’s production work includes duets or solo projects with Eric Clapton, Keith Urban, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Kid Rock, BB King, and many others. Tom performed three times for the President at the White House.
RETIRED FACULTY MEMBERS RECEIVE ALUMNI’S HIGHEST HONOR
Nancy Riccio, Kenneth Butka, Fred Machemer and Cleta Schermerhorn (posthumously) are this year’s honorees. They were nominated by former students.
The Distinguished Alumni & Educator Awards reception will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 5:30-7:30 at the Fairdale Banquet Center, 672 Wehrle Drive, Amherst, NY 14225. Please contact the Amherst Central Alumni office at 716-362-8259 for more information and to make your reservation. The reception is open to the public.