In front of an audience of more than 200 people, as well as in front of the famous founder of the internationally renowned art museum “Fondation Pierre Gianadda” and Vatel Switzerland’s Event Ambassador, over 60 students were awarded their diplomas for successfully completing the Bachelor or MBA Program.
It was to the musical notes of the famous brass band, Valaisan Constellation, that the graduates of 2017 embarked on their new journey to the professional world of hotel management after 3 to 5 years of studies at the Vatel Martigny campus.
Mr. and Mrs. Sebban, presidents of the Vatel Group, honored Vatel Switzerland by making their presence on this occasion and personally awarding the trophies to the best Bachelor students Mihai Paul MICHEL, Lauren FELLRATH, and Jennifer LUDWIG, best practical student Yujun MA, Noemie HERTZOG, and best MBA student Ayshe ERINC, with the prizes offered by many of Vatel Switzerland’s partners.
A magnificent cocktail party followed after the awards ceremony which comprised of culinary specialties from 4 continents including the traditional Valaisan Raclette. The festivities took place in the banquet halls of Vatel Martigny’s 4 * Hotel accompanied with a DJ, dance floor, photo booth for the new graduates to enjoy and celebrate their achievements, and begin the next chapter of their lives in the world-wide network of 33,000 Vateliens.