Reverend Dr. Regina Shearer, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rivier College, brought the house down during Rivier's recent commencement ceremony when she performed the closing song at the 2012 Commencement.
"Let everybody who paid your bill hear you say, 'You're gonna to have it all with your Rivier degree, you'll transorm hearts and minds, change the world, 'cuz you made it, you'll succeed ...'," Shearer said, coaxing the graduates to join in.
In the end, Shearer, who traditionally closes out commencement with a song, segued as she likes to do, into "Amazing Grace," for a big finish.
We've uploaded last year's tribute, which was her twist on the Katy Perry song, "Firework."
In addition to her role at Rivier, Shearer serves as the Executive Pastor of Zion Church Ministries, headquartered in Everett, MA, and id Dean of the Covenant Christian Bible Institute.