“Potter” star Matt Lewis receives honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University
Matthew Lewis – who portrayed the beloved underdog hero Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter series – was given an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University yesterday for his “significant contribution to the arts and charity work”.
Lewis stated,“It’s a great honour to share this day with all the graduating students. Leeds is my home and this means an awful lot to me, I’m proud of the city and it’s a real privilege to receive this award from the university.”
Matt also tweeted this upon receiving the degree:
Big thanks to Leeds Metropolitan University for today. Everybody was charming. Congrats to all graduates who actually deserve their degrees!
— Matthew Lewis (@Mattdavelewis) July 24, 2012
Congratulations to Matthew Lewis on the fantastic honor!