NEWS Wall of Honor was created to recognize alumni, who, through achievements in professional and civic life, have brought honor to themselves and to Maine Maritime Academy. Inductees are selected from nominations made at large by alumni and the public. The annual selection process is carried out by a committee comprised of members of the Wall of Honor. The 2006 Maine Maritime Academy Wall of Honor induction ceremony recognized the career accomplishments of Samuel J. Collins of Downington, Pa.: Capt. Deborah Doane Dempsey, of Bellingham, Wash.; and Capt. Stephen W. Dick, of Richmond, Texas. Samuel J. Collins, MMA Class of 1971 and the Regional Administrator of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the Northeast Region (Region I), King of Prussia, Pa., was cited for his outstanding contributions to the management and oversight of nuclear energy. Capt. Deborah Doane Dempsey, MMA Class of 1976 and a Colombia River Bar Pilot, was cited by the college for her distinguished seafaring career and for her pioneering role in the maritime industry as a professionally licensed woman merchant mariner. Dempsey graduated from Maine Maritime Academy as valedictorian of her class and as the first female graduate of any maritime or service academy in the United States. Capt. Stephen W. Dick, MMA Class of 1971 and the Executive Vice President of Tidewater, Inc., was recognized for his significant professional contributions to the offshore marine services industry. As a career manager and senior executive for Tidewater, Inc., Dick has served in key positions, both domestically and internationally, contributing to the growth and success of the company. Dick graduated from Maine Maritime Academy with a Third Mate's and received a Naval Reserve Commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. The 2006 inductees join 48 distinguished alumni honorees with a framed photograph and biographical sketch permanently displayed in the college's Wall of Honor located in the Kresge Room of the Harold Alfond Student Center. The display serves to pay tribute to those alumni inductees for their achievement, but also to allow their accomplishments to serve as inspiration to current students and fellow alumni to strive for excellence. Chemoil Makes Personnel Changes Chemoil said that Nick Ganas from its San Francisco Marketing Group will move to Singapore as of November 20, 2006. Ganes will join Cem Saral's marketing group at Chemoil International Pte Ltd Singapore as Sales Manager for Asia. Cem Saral will be promoted to Sales and Marketing Director for Asia. Joining Chemoil Corporations's Marketing Group in San Francisco will be Stuart Colie. Stuart joins us from APM Terminals. 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