July 26, 2016
Sarah Manapa, the granddaughter of Paulina Pasang, Queen of the Toraja people of South Sulawesi Indonesia, graduated from the Cook School of Intercultural Studies in May 2016. The pictures below share some moments of Sarah's graduation celebration, including Biola University President Barry H. Corey and CSICS faculty members.
(Helena Padang Ratuan Manapa daughter of the last ceremonial Queen of the Toraja people of South Sulawesi Indonesia confers noble status on Dr. Corey by placing a nobleman’s hat on him and giving him his new title.)
(Sarah Manapa, a recent graduate from the Cook School of Intercultural Studies and the grand-daughter of Queen Paulina Pasang, along with Dr. Corey and three faculty members of the Cook School of Intercultural Studies [Dr. F. Douglas Pennoyer, Dr. Douglas Hayward, and Dr. Tom Steffen] stand in front of a model of a traditional noble house [Tongkonan] having all been conferred with noble titles for service to the people and the church of Toraja Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.)