Graduation 2016

Celebration at the Senior Dinner

The Class of 2016, the College’s 258th graduating class, celebrated its transition from students to alumni on May 3 at the annual Columbia College Senior Dinner. Approximately 900 CC’16ers gathered under a tent on South Lawn for the popular event. Columbia College Senior Fund Co-Chairs Aneesha Baliga ’16 and Ellie Deresiewicz ’16 drummed up support for the Senior Fund, which at presstime had raised $11,275.37 from 332 donors. Senior Dinner Co-Chairs Lorenzo Gibson ’16 and Anne Scotti ’16 led the class in a toast following remarks from Student Council members, Dean James J. Valentini and outgoing Columbia College Young Alumni Board President Zila AcostaGrimes ’11, LAW’15. To cap off the evening, the Clefhangers serenaded the attendees with Sans Souci and Roar, Lion, Roar.

A collection of photos of smiling young men and woman

Bill Phillips