Topic outline

  • Presidential Installation, June 17, 2015

    For a video of the ceremony, including Dr. Deddo's inaugural address, go to

    • The processional

      President Russell Duke, Chairman of the Board Joseph Tkach, incoming President Gary Deddo

      Dean of Faculty Michael Morrison, Board Members J. Michael Feazell, Ronald Kelly, John McKenna, Dan Rogers, and faculty member Neil Earle

      • Welcome and opening hymns

        Dean of Faculty Michael Morrison welcomed the audience and gave the opening prayer. President Russell Duke in background.

        Celestine Olive leads hymns

        Phyllis Duke at the keyboard

        • Russell Duke speaks on "Transitions in GCI Education" and hands the baton to Gary Deddo

          Russell Duke speaks

          Russell Duke hands the baton to Gary Deddo as Joseph Tkach looks on

          • Formal transfer of presidency, by Chairman of the Board Joseph Tkach

            Joseph Tkach puts the presidential medallion on Gary Deddo

            President Gary Deddo and Chairman Joseph Tkach

            • Acceptance Address, by Gary Deddo

              Gary W. Deddo The baton and the medallion

              • The GCS Board of Directors and Staff

                Front row: Pat Shaw and Gary Deddo. Center row: Mike Feazell, John McKenna, and Joseph Tkach. Back row: Dan Rogers and Ron Kelly

                GCS board plus Susan Williams, Registrar; Mat Morgan, Treasurer; Neil Earle, faculty; Russell Duke, Liaison Officer; and Michael Morrison, Dean of Faculty

                • Cathy and Gary Deddo

                  Cathy and Gary Deddo