DOWNSTATE 2012 GRADUATION
Graduation Day for the 2012 Downstate Eagles "Taking Wings" Program was Friday 7th December 2012 in the Downstate prison library. The presentation of certificates was preceded by a formal parliamentary debate. A team from the graduating class was challenged by a visiting team of top attorneys and speaker lead by Brian O'Dea, author of the best belling "Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler". Before a packed audience, the 4-man prison team delivered stunning, eloquent speeches besting the visiting team of professional speakers and attorneys, and successfully affirming the motion:
than to Live Free with the Guilt"