Valediction 2015

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Congratulations to our ministerial and postgraduate valedictorians whose many achievements were celebrated this afternoon in a service in Helwys Hall.  The Tutor for Graduates, The Revd Dr Larry Kreitzer, reminded us that the thirty-two completing postgraduate students represented twelve faculties/departments in the University, and fifteen countries across five continents!

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The following were amongst those able to attend:

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Former MCR Vice-President, Ross Maidment (second from right).

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Nick Humphreys, Paul Graham, Patrick Barker, Helen Baker (left to right).

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Remco van den Heuvel, Ellie van den Heuvel, Ross Maynard, Ross Marshall (left to right).

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Divya Candade, Surbhi Bhambri, Mattia Bertazzini (left to right).

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Daniel Warnke, Cynthia Sear, Ellie McLaughlin, Lexi Eikelboom (left to right).

Other photos from the service:

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The Revd Dr Keith Riglin, Deputy Chairman of Governing Body, presided.

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Alex Rennison, the JCR President, read ‘A Company of Friends’ by Elizabeth Jennings.

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JCR members Camilla Rees, Evie Ioannidi and Michael Beale performed several ‘dramatic readings’ from Shakespeare.

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JCR member Nicholas Crossland – accompanied by his father, The Revd Richard Crossland – performed ‘Meditation’ from Thais by Jules Massenet.

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MCR member and ministerial student Dr Remco van den Heuvel read ‘The Beatitudes’ from the Gospel according to St Matthew (Mt 5:3-12).

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Former JCR President Will Obeney made the valedictory speech.

Our thanks go to all of the staff at Regent’s who meticulously prepared the service and the celebratory tea afterwards!

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