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Spring 2016 convocation recap

Posted on June 23, 2016

Convocation is a special day where we recognize the hard work and dedication put forth by our graduates.

Here's a short recap from our spring ceremonies:

  • VCC celebrated over 464 graduates
  • The amazing VCC convocation band was comprised of four current and/or graduating students from VCC's music program: Ila Zbarsky, Chris Sallis-Lyon, Joseph Harvey and Jazz Palley
  • Amber Anderson, winner of the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award for community contribution was honoured
  • Janice Flack served as class valedictorian

Valedictorian Janice Flack spring 2016 convocationJ‌anice Flack, 
Hospitality Management Diploma program

After graduating high school, Janice began studying at Capilano University. Her academic focus was in general arts, exploring art history, religion, sociology and literature. In 2012, Janice graduated from Simon Fraser with a bachelor degree in English. It was a combination of a passion for hospitality and global tourism that led Janice to decide to take the hospitality program at VCC. She is currently working as a concierge guest service agent at a boutique hotel in downtown Vancouver, as well as throughout the city in various banquet and catering events.

"I have attended two other universities in BC, and VCC has been my favourite because we actively see the students taking part and claiming ownership over the campus. Instructors know students' names and no one is just a student number."

Photos from the spring event can be found on VCC's official Flickr account.