Towanda native to be Saint Agnes School 135th anniversary banquet speaker
Anthony K. Tama, son of Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tama, will be the speaker at the 135th anniversary banquet of St. Agnes School on Sept. 22.
Anthony, a 1985 honors graduate of St. Agnes School, was the youngest of the five Tama children to graduate from St. Agnes. He graduated from Wyoming Seminary, Cum Laude in 1989. While at Wyoming Seminary he earned an academic scholarship, was a member of the National Academic Honor Society for independent schools and among the top ten students.
Tama graduated Magna Cum laude from Boston College in 1993. Anthony taught at Nativity Preparatory School in Dorchester, Boston, Mass. where he started and coached the first lacrosse team. He graduated with "Highest Distinction" in Theology with a concentration in Ethics from Boston College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, MA in 1997. He then taught at Xaverian Brothers Prep School, Weston, Mass., coaching lacrosse and basketball. Anthony graduated from New York University School of Law in 2002. He became an associate at Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, LLP until 2011 when he became a partner.
Anthony is currently a member of Cahill's corporate practice group, resident in the firm's London office. He advises global investment banking firms, commercial banks and public and private corporations in multi-jurisdictional finance transactions, including the issuance of secured and unsecured high-yield debt securities, syndicated institutional loans and asset-based loans. Anthony is among the recommended lawyers for his work in the high-yield debt markets by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 United Kingdom.
The Saint Agnes School anniversary will begin with an open house in the JFK Hall followed by 4:00 p.m. Mass at Sts. Peter and Paul's Roman Catholic Church celebrated by The Rev. Joseph Bambara, Bishop of Scranton Diocese. Mass will be followed by the anniversary banquet at the JFK Hall in Saint Agnes School.
For more information call Saint Agnes School (570) 265-6803.
Submitted by St. Agnes School