Tree Planting at Tufenkian Pre-School in Memory of Richard Tufenkian


On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, a special ceremony was held at Tufenkian Pre-School honoring the late Richard Tufenkian, son of benefactors Ralph and Savey Tufenkian, in whose memory the school is dedicated. By the initiative of the Armenian Tree Project, an apple tree was planted in the school garden. H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, presided over the ceremony, assisted by Archpriest Fr. Vazken Atmajian and Rev. Fr. Gomidas Torossian.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph and Savey Tufenkian and family members joined Director Arsineh Aghazarian, faculty members, parents, and students at the ceremony, which included songs and recitations by students and remarks by Mrs. Aghazarian. The Prelate conveyed his blessings to the school family and Tufenkian family members and blessed the memory of Richard Tufenkian. Following the program, the clergy and guests were hosted to lunch by the administration.

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