On Monday 25 June 2018, the College of Europe in Natolin held the Closing Ceremony for the Simone Veil Promotion 2017-2018.
During the Ceremony the Natolin Choir of the Simone Veil Promotion gave its last performance singing the European Anthem and a selection of songs prepared especially for this occasion. The Student Representatives Kristina CHELMAKINA, Mariam LUFTI ROYO and Cesare FRAGOMENI, also gave their farewell speeches and thanked the entire Promotion and the administration for this unforgettable year at Natolin.
At the Closing Ceremony, the following prizes were awarded to the best students of the Simone Veil Promotion 2017-2018:
- Best student of the Promotion: Carsten GERARDS (DE);
- Best student of the major EU Public Affairs and Policies: Yannic BLASCHKE (DE) and Diana ENDELADZE (GE) (ex-aequo);
- Best student of the major The EU as a Global Actor: Carsten GERARDS (DE);
- Best students of the major European History and Civilization: Sabine VOLK (DE);
- Best students of the major EU Neighbours and the European Neighbourhood Policy: Iana-Florentina GRIGOROVICI (RO);
- Outstanding student of the Promotion in the field of European History and Civilization: Laura WHETHERLY (UK);
- Outstanding student of the Promotion in the field of European Neighbourhood studies: Sheradh MAHAROOF (UK).
Once a traditional family picture was taken, the whole promotion, guests and staff members were invited to a reception at the Natolin Palace and Gardens.