Local banker to deliver address at UCCI graduation

| 06/11/2013

(CNS): Ormond Williams the president of Cayman National Bank and a longstanding supporter of the University College of the Cayman Islands will be delivering the commencement speech to a record-breaking number of students at the college this weekend 93 students will participate in the formal graduation ceremony from 139 for the 2013 class.  Williams’ banking career spans some 32 years in Barbados, Belize, and the UK and he is an accredited lay preacher in the Methodist church in the Caribbean and the Americas. He is also a lay pastor and elder in the United Church here in Cayman.

The UCCI president Roy Bodden will also address the students on the progress that UCCI has made during the last academic year.

This is the second graduation ceremony to be held during the fall semester due to scheduling changes  to enable students to have the benefit of summer courses to complete their requirements for graduation. The bulk of students are from the associate two-year degree programme and many are overseas continuing their education so ninety-three students will participate from the total number of 139 graduates.

Aside from associates degree graduates however there are also two master’s degree students from the Master of Human Resource Management and the Professional Master of Business Administration programmes Tracy Ebanks earned a GPA of 4.0.  She is one of only two students to accomplish that feat among this group of graduates and Lisa Kelly is graduating from the Civil Service College with an Associate Degree in Public Administration.
Seventeen graduates are from the Professional Association for Chartered Legal Executives course and , other Legal Practitioners and Paralegals

The graduation ceremony commences at 6:30 pm on Thursday.  Members of the public are asked to take their seats by no later than 6:15 pm.

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