IT’S GRADUATION TIME AT ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE

IT’S GRADUATION TIME AT ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE. (short CKWS Video)

LXXXVII – CONVOCATION CEREMONY

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, in his capacity as Chancellor of RMCC, presented graduating students with their Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree. Honorary degrees were conferred upon Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada and Mr. Larry Stevenson, founder of Chapters Inc.

 

Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean arrived at Kingston’s Royal Military College thursday morning to take part in the college’s convocation ceremony that afternoon.

On her arrival on the parade square, she reviewed officer cadets lining up as a Guard of Honour, stopping and speaking at length with several of the cadets as she made up way along the line.


Following the inspection of the Guard of Honour, the Governor General attended a Convocation Reception at the Senior Staff Mess. This reception was attended by many other dignitaries; college senior staff and members of the RMC Club / Foundation executive who were taking a break from their AGM.

Photos by Armaan Khan

Officers ready to take next step

Gov. Gen. in awe

Meanwhile at West Point