Ninety-seven students graduated from the H Lavity Stoutt Community College on Thursday with female graduates topping the institution’s honour roll.
Daniella Paula Mourillon received the Ernst and Young Accounting Award and the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA) for full-time students while Larnett Gracia Whattley took home the award for the highest cumulative GPA for part-time students.
The Dean’s Award went to Judy Jeremiah, and Antoinette Leslie-Roberts while a certificate of recognition went to Whitney Ronnise Allen.
In the meantime, 83 students graduated with Associate degrees — 13 in accounting, 18 in business administration, four in finance, one in food and beverage management, two in small-business management, two in business information systems, two in graphic information technology, two in primary education, and 13 in general science
One student graduated with an Associate’s Degree in biology, one in chemistry, four in education, four in English, five in human services, one in natural science, three in small business entrepreneurship, one in automotive engineering technology, three in architectural drawing, one in marine technology, and two in culinary arts.
Eight students graduated with certificates of achievement in business administration, two in computer studies, one in human services, two in office assistance, and 10 in supervisory management.
Graduates deserving of commendation
Premier Fahie who gave remarks at the ceremony told the graduating class that despite a period of uncertainty, suffering and pain, they have remained resilient in their goal of achieving the milestone and “must be applauded”
“You remained laser-focused, you stayed on course during a time when everyone’s life in the BVI was totally shaken and disrupted by the impacts of two devastating hurricanes,” he said.
Premier Fahie also urged them to utilize their new knowledge to the best of their abilities.
“Our future and the future of HLSCC depends on you,” he told graduates.
The ceremony was held under the theme: We will rise.
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