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Julie Long, Media Relations
Nazareth College is proud to announce that two of its talented alumni received Daytime Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Daytime Emmys were held on June 27 in Las Vegas.
Michael Park ’90 earned the Best Actor Emmy for his work as character Detective Jack Snyder on soap opera As the World Turns (ATWT), which was recently cancelled after 53 years on the air. Park joined the cast of the show in 1997. Before joining ATWT, Park starred in a national tour of Phantom of the Opera, as well as on Broadway (Smokey Joe’s Cafe) and off-Broadway.
Jack Allocco '72 received two more daytime Emmy Awards for Best Original Song for "An Angel's Lullaby" (listen to song below) on CBS' The Young and the Restless and Outstanding Composition for The Bold and the Beautiful, making for a career total of five Emmys. Allocco also received an ASCAP Film and Television Award this year for Most Performed Underscore on Television. He is a composer, conductor, music producer, and director whose career spans television, film, and theater. This year, Allocco was nominated for four Emmy Awards for his work on the CBS daytime dramas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.