Graduation day at Brockville St. Lawrence College

The front of St. Lawrence College on Parkedale Avenue in Brockville, Ont. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

BROCKVILLE – Students will be getting their prized certificate today (Friday) as graduation ceremonies take place for the St. Lawrence College Brockville campus.

As well, in a special ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of St. Lawrence College, the first graduating class of 1969 will be there in golden gowns.

Jim Cooper and Mary Mansworth will be getting honourary diplomas during the services at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Cooper is part owner of Canarm Ltd. and the 2013 Brockville Citizen of the Year.

Mansworth is a very involved community volunteer, in such projects as Loaves and Fishes, since moving to Brockville from Ireland in 1976.

The convocation ceremonies are taking place at Centennial Road Church in Lyn.