Recognition Day is a scene out of time. White-clad graduates march, music plays, flower petals drift through the air. Lewis Miller and John Heyl Vincent are even there.
If Recognition Day is like a Roman triumph, then Nancy Griewahn, 85, might just be its glorious general.
Brothers- and sisters-in-arms march under a vaulted arch as music plays and children throw flower petals. It may sound like a Roman triumph, but it’s actually more of a literary one — all part of the festivities for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle’s Recognition Day.