Graduation ceremony

December 22 2017

LORD Mayor Lesley Alexander attended a Hollywood Oscars-style graduation ceremony at the Old Fishponds Library.

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LORD Mayor Lesley Alexander attended a Hollywood Oscars-style graduation ceremony at the Old Fishponds Library.

The Frome Vale councillor helped acting chancellor and dean, the Reverend Dawnecia Palmer, give out awards to graduates of Life Universecity LC who have been studying there for the past 15 months.

She was joined by guests including Debbie Coker, principal of Fishponds Church of England Academy, Bristol Poet Laureate Miles Chambers, and Ujima presenter Lana Mareno.

Life Universecity 2017 Prestigious Outstanding Leadership Award went to John Hirst, executive director of Destination Bristol, in recognition of his excellent service in Bristol since 1997.