Girard College Premieres "Stephen Girard: A Philadelphia Legacy"

Girard College recently premiered a documentary about the College's founder, statesman Stephen Girard. The film was commissioned by Girard College and underwritten by two Girard alumni.

On December 6, 2011, Girard held a premiere ceremony at Independence Seaport Museum. The event began with a French-themed reception in honor of Girard's native country. Attendees enjoyed a performance by the Junior Cavaliers choir and remarks from:

Ovr 300 people attended the event, including representatives from more than 35 community organizations. Watch the film in its entirety below, or on Girard's YouTube page here.