Abbey College, Manchester 2017 graduation and awards ceremony
PUBLISHED: 00:00 10 August 2017
Students from Abbey College, Manchester, celebrated a year of exceptional achievements at their annual graduation and awards ceremony at the city's Town Hall.
Abbey College 2017 graduation
Co-owner of Portergate Property Management, Karen Preece, assistant principal, Iain Stewart, co-owner of Portergate, Anthony Jackson, and Rossella Proscia, director of marketing at the Alpha Plus Group
Lord Mayor's consort, Simon Austin-Behan, director of marketing at the Alpha Plus Group, Rossella Proscia, the Lord Mayor of the City of Manchester, Councillor Carl Austin-Behan, and principal Liz Elam
Far right, The Lord Mayor of the City of Manchester Carl Austin-Behan celebrated with the Abbey College Manchester Graduates
Far right, student Ella Chippendale celebrates with family and friends
Yifan Chen, Saing Him Chhim, Zexuan Xu, Wenhao Wu, Sang Teng Chhim, Jingnan Ni, Alex Hong and Billy Heang
Jessica Hook with her dad, Peter Hook
Zofia Stecka and family celebrate
Sophia Bokhari, Louise Tamin, Henna Rennie and Zahra Aslam
Weichen Wu, Ziyi Chen, Shujie Chen, Shuying Chen and Jenny Ting
The pupils were presented with their graduation certificates by the Lord Mayor of the City of Manchester, Carl Austin-Behan. A number of special awards were also presented including records of achievement, academic awards for excellence, enrichment awards and contribution to the college community. Student of the Year 2017 was awarded to Ronald Costa, who received the prize for showing the greatest talent, ability and overall contribution to the college.
Principal at Abbey College Manchester, Liz Elam, said: ‘It’s fantastic to see so many parents and student supporters here. This is the last occasion where we can all come together as a college community and celebrate the class of 2017.’