On Thursday 29 October, the annual Valedictory Chapel Service and Dinner took place, celebrating this year’s Valedicts and high achieving students of 2015.
The evening featured speeches, toasts and an award ceremony honouring students who have excelled in academics, sport and the arts.
The 2015 Student Awards and Colours list can be found here.
‘Acknowledgement of Country’ – Chris O’Donnell
‘Commonwealth of Australia’ – Rachael Dossetor, Honorary Secretary 2015
‘To Scotland’ – Peter Hingston, Honorary Treasurer 2015
‘Ode to the Haggis’ – Henry Hamilton/Lachlan Green (Ode), George Harper (Piper), Henry Hamilton/Lachlan Green (Bearers)
‘The College’ – Gemma Larkin, Senior Student 2015
‘Valedictory Address and Toast to the Men and Women Departing’ – Xander Jackman, Incoming Senior Student
Congratulations to the following students, awarded Thistles for their academic achievements this year:
Theodora von Arnim
The event was, as always, highly enjoyable and provided an opportunity to formally celebrate the many successes of 2015. We look forward to sharing photos of the event soon.
We wish each of our Valedicts the very best for their final weeks in College, and in their future endeavours.
Amelia Der Sarkissian