Nyack Class of 55 pencil

College Highlights - After high school, I worked on the Tappan .Zee Bridge for the summer, which paid for my first year in college (Delaware St. College). I finally received my B.A. degree in Psychology from Dominican College in Blauvelt, NY.

Military Highlights - Worked for Lederle Labs until I was drafted in the Army, as a Medical Specialist. I was honorably discharged in 1961, from Texas.

Marriage and Family Highlights - In 1964 I married Gail Dixon from Central Nyack. We have two daughters, Lisa Royster Watts of Alexandria, VA, who graduated from R.I. T in Rochester, NY as an engineer and Dana, who graduated from L.I.U, with a degree in Internationa1 Studies. Our granddaughter, Shana, is two and a half years old.

Career Highlights - I worked for Lederle Labs for 10yrs and for St. Agatha Home for Children for 32yrs, in the field of Childcare. I retired from St. Agatha in 1998 (but not from work). I now work for the Nyack Middle School, as Coordinator of their After School Programs.

I received a 3rd degree Master/ Teacher degree in Reiki (a hands on healing technique). I am now studying the technique of Creative Healing (Holistic Healing).

Travel/Vacation Highlights - My wife and I have taken a number of cruises and have vacationed in the Caribbean. I don't like flying.

Hobbies/Sports - I do a lot of walking (and many times I have seen Footie Glynn). I enjoy Tennis, Fishing, Golf and Holistic Healing.

Civic/Church/Political Activities - Former Board Member, Orangetown Youth court; Board Member, Nyack Youth center; Chairman of Trustee Board for Pilgrim Baptist Church in Nyack and on the Board of Trustees for the Village of South Nyack.

Achievements/Awards/Outstanding Events - A number of awards working with young people.

Anything else that you may want to say - I look forward to seeing a lot of our classmates and am sorry that I won't see some.

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