Farewell to Our Beloved Franconis Lads: Graduation Weekends 🌟

This weekend, our beloved Franconis lads celebrated their last days at Collège du Léman, taking part in the much-anticipated Graduation Weekends. This series of events was the well-deserved culmination of a long and amazing year filled with success, experiences, and unforgettable moments.

Thursday: Leavers Assembly & Cocktail

We kicked off the celebrations on Thursday with the Leavers Assembly, where every Grade 12 student received a proper farewell from the boarding community. It was incredible to witness how these students have persevered and thrived, overcoming obstacles and difficulties along the way. Following the Assembly, we enjoyed our annual Leavers Cocktail. This more informal and recreational event allowed the boys to mingle with the rest of the graduating students, teachers, and boarding staff. We also had the opportunity to say a heartfelt “Goodbye” to our Deputy Boarding Principal, who is retiring after 24 years at Collège du Léman, 17 of them in boarding. A lot of former students and former boarding staff came for this purose. Thank you for all your effort and dedication, Madame!

🌅 Friday: Rehearsal & Parents Cocktail 🌅

Friday morning saw our students waking up early for the last time to attend the all-important rehearsal, ensuring the Graduation Ceremony would be smooth and memorable. In the afternoon, their families joined us for the Parents Cocktail, where we reminisced about the highlights of the year and celebrated the achievements of our students.

🎓 Saturday: Graduation Ceremony 🎓

Finally, the great day arrived on Saturday, when the Graduation Ceremony took place in the Théâtre of Léman at the Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva. This event was filled with emotional moments and culminated in a celebratory cocktail for all graduates and their families.


Martín, our dear prefect, won two prestigious awards: one for his remarkable academic improvement this year, and another for his involvement in the school community and wellbeing projects.


The Ceremony was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on all the memorable moments we have shared at CDL this year. What an amazing way to end a fantastic year and recognise the immense efforts our boys have made throughout this incredible academic journey.

Congratulations to all our graduates! 🎉 We are so proud of you and can’t wait to see what the future holds for each of you.

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