Family, friends and staff gathered at the university to pay tribute to Darren Joliny at the first award ceremony of the annual prize established in his memory.
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Catherine Ritchie, who graduated with a BA in Journalism earlier this year, was presented with the Darren Joliny Prize by Joliny’s sister, Maria.
Joliny, who graduated last year, collapsed during a game of football in January – a victim of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome.
GCU media and journalism subject leader, Julian Calvert, said:
Darren’s death hit us very hard. This is the first time we have established an award of this nature and it means a lot to us. Catherine is a worthy winner; she has been an outstanding student.