Hailing from Portmore, St. Catherine, Ashley Duffus is a 19 years old Jamaican track and field champion. She advocates the importance of being a well-rounded individual because of its benefits such as knowing and experiencing more in life. These are the things that Ashley not only talked about but has lived. Her story is dynamic and powerful and should not be missed.
The importance of gratitude and helping others are some of the lessons Mrs. Patricia Eves-McKenzie learnt along her journey. The retired master teacher is a lover of life, God and positivity. She takes pleasure in helping people realise and achieve their goals, while reminding them that it is never too late to dream.
The Wisynco Eco Club Recycle Competition, with several thousand students participating from over 100 schools across the island has collected an accumulative total of 10,424,372 plastic bottles for its 2019-2020 recycling initiative. Held under the theme, ‘Recycling Plastic, Feels Fantastic’, the competition aims to increase awareness and actions towards recycling and plastic bottle recovery; while […]
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It’s her passion and commitment to using her resources for the benefit of others that keeps Joan Davis-Williams ticking. She has worked for almost half a century to change lives of children and young educators. Mrs Davis-Williams is a much-revered teacher among her students and colleagues and has made invaluable contributions to society. Throughout her […]
There are rays of hope within today's uncertainty. These beams of light are from the selfless people and organizations that are determined to combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Non-Profit Organizations have been on a mission to minimize the spread of Covid-19, putting others before themselves. Let's join them, working together to flatten the curve. #Togetherapart #Tanahyuhyard
At just 19 years old, Sarrah-Ann has a significant number of accomplishments tucked under her belt. She is an example of a youth leader who is determined to use her skill and passion for learning to make a difference. She intends to impact the world positively, using education as her tool and fuel.
When responding to a pandemic, the first consideration must always be the safety and health of everyone in the country. As a result, social distancing and self-quarantining rules have been put into place. While the world continues to continue adjusting plans and responses to the Coronavirus, we have compiled a list of resources to assist parents/caregivers, students and educators with at-home learning.