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Computing guru wins top university award

PUBLISHED: 15:38 22 August 2016 | UPDATED: 15:51 22 August 2016

Darryl Thorne at his graduation at the University of Greenwich

Darryl Thorne at his graduation at the University of Greenwich

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24-year-old Darryl received the prestigious prize for best overall performance at his graduation ceremony

A young computing student from Bromley has been recognised out of thousands of students to win a sought after university prize.

Darryl Thorne, 24, won the Best Overall Performance award from the University of Greenwich in recognition of his achievements whilst studying a degree in Computer Engineering Technology.

The successful graduate previously studied at Hayes Secondary and Bromley College.

The prize was awarded at his graduation ceremony at Rochester Cathedral in July, attended by hundreds of graduates from the university’s Faculty of Engineering & Science.

24-year-old Darryl said: “I’m surprised and truly grateful. It really makes me appreciate the hard work I put in to my degree, and it’s amazing to be recognised for it.”

Professor Martin Snowden, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Greenwich, congratulated Darryl, saying: “It is a marvellous achievement to be one of our prize winners.

“There is great competition among our talented students to be selected for a special award and I am delighted that his hard work and dedication has been richly rewarded.

“Darryl, fully deserves his success and I look forward to seeing him embark on a successful career.”

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