The Department of Tourism Secretary shared on Instagram when her son Vito spoke during his graduation ceremony at Newcastle University.
“He received First Class Honors, the highest possible grade given in the UK. Since then, he’s been doing ocean conservation work in our country,” she said.
“It’s been 10 years since Dave has passed and this is one of the many times i wish he were with us to witness our son’s proud moment,” she added.
Watch a few short clips of Vito in his graduation ceremony.