King’s College, a leading Business College in Kathmandu, organized its first convocation ceremony on July 7 at Yak and Yeti Hotel. The graduates of BBA and MBA attended the ceremony alongside deputy prime minister, universities’ deans, professors, parents, and guests. The students were awarded on behalf of their accredited merits from Westcliff University and International American University (IAU).
A total of 230 students graduated from both the universities as 166 MBA and 64 BBA were conferred with the degrees. Gopal Man Shrestha, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, chaired the ceremony and congratulated all the graduates. Similarly, Dr. Guy Langvardt, President Emertius of IAU and Dr. David C. McKinney, Dean of Westcliff University, awarded graduates with Latin Honors of Summa Cum Laude (with the greatest honor), Magna Cum Laude (with great honor), and Cum Laude (with honor) respectively.
The Coveted Flag-bearers for this year’s convocation were Kreeti Modi, Parit Agrawal, Prabina Neupane, and Prateek Raj Lalwani – all four MBA graduates were Summa Cum Laude, the highest degree of honor.
Also, during the occasion, Dr. Rajib Subba was honored with Distinguished Professor Award and Ms. Manisha Bhusal was honored with King’s Excellence Award. MBA students Bikram Prajapati, Sudhir Bikram Shah, and Prateek Lalwani received Spirit of Excellence Awards. Similarly, Suyesh Dayal Sonju Shrestha of MBA and Sabbu Shrestha of BBA were declared Valedictorians. Alisha Cheetri of BBA was awarded Salutatorian and Kamala Lama, also a BBA student, received the President Award.