MT. VERNON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Montfort Academy’s chairman of the board Richard Greco, Jr. announced that former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft (Lt. General, USAF ret.) has agreed to be the guest speaker at a dinner in Manhattan on May 9, 2014 to benefit The Montfort Academy. General Scowcroft will lead an “around-the-world” discussion on global political and economic matters. Richard Greco said, “Brent Scowcroft is a national treasure. He served not only two Presidents—Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush—as National Security Advisor, but he has also advised other Presidents, both Democrat and Republican, on matters such as foreign policy and energy. He is truly one of the wisest thinkers in the country, and current policy makers often seek his counsel. The Montfort Academy is truly honored to host General Scowcroft as one of our Distinguished Speakers.”
About Brent Scowcroft
Brent Scowcroft is the President of The Scowcroft Group and is one of America's leading experts on international policy. As President of The Scowcroft Group http://www.scowcroft.com/, Brent Scowcroft provides clients with strategic advice and assistance in dealing in the international arena. Brent Scowcroft served as the National Security Advisor to both Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. From 1982 to 1989, he was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. In this capacity, he advised and assisted a wide range of U.S. and foreign corporate leaders on global joint venture opportunities, strategic planning, and risk assessment.
About The Montfort Academy
The Montfort Academy is an award winning classical Catholic high school in Mt. Vernon, NY. Ranked among the best 50 Catholic high schools in America, Montfort is one of the only classical high schools in the nation and conducts classes using the Socratic methodology. The Montfort Academy’s curriculum draws on thousands of years of educational tradition, offering courses in Latin, Greek, Astronomy, Debate & Rhetoric, Civics, Geography, Chivalry, Economics, and many other subjects in the sciences, mathematics, technology, literature, and history. The Montfort Academy has a 100% college admissions rate and seeks to graduate students prepared for college and beyond, well-balanced in mind, body, and soul. For more information on The Montfort Academy please call headmaster David Petrillo (Lt. Col. USAF ret.) at 914-699-7090 or visit the website http://www.themontfortacademy.org.