As part of efforts to bolster the health and safety measures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, members of the graduating class of 1989 have donated $600,000 to their alma mater, Oberlin High School, to help with sanitation projects. The donation will significantly enhance the ability of the school to meet the stipulated protocols of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information as well as those of the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
There is something about a father's love. Daddy carries the power in his words that can change a person's life. Dads should not take this ability lightly. It should be used wisely and measured. Your children do more than listen to what you say. They pay close attention to your actions, as they speak louder than words.
Annu Stewart and his family are a force to be reckoned with. This magnificent group represents greatness. Their eyes are on the prize, and with their made-up minds, nothing can stop them. Education, self-reliance and confidence are major themes in this family. I'maa'ra and Miss Bev are confident, hardworking and talented individuals whose lives and principles reflect in their children.
The road to college is a rough one for most students. Some students don't get to complete that trip for many reasons. Thanks to Passport To College, as long as the student is chasing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics, today, every high school student has a chance to attend college. They can now earn that degree that matches their desire. The great thing is, with the right focus, dedication and drive, you can do it, for FREE.
The ICWI is grinning ear to ear with the knowledge that the years of investment they made in Kahlil Walker has paid off. Kahlil is heading to Yale and to take on the world. All this, because of the people who believed in him and his desire not to let himself and them down.
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.
Luke Williams is a gem for creating a writing competition for Jamaican youth to release their imagination. Each competitor will use their story as an escape to create a world that they control and can mold. The aim is to tell the youth to dream big. Don't let this situation keep you from that dream. Use the time to create positive ways that will impact you for the rest of your life.
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 […]
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.
Chevon Sewell and La Shawn Walford are both student volunteers who attend the University Of Technology, Jamaica and Nothern Caribbean University, respectively. These two students travel to Boys Town Primary and Infant School every Friday to give free Mathematics lessons to the grade six students.
Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams, has commended Youths for Excellence Limited for providing back to school assistance to students of the Cockburn Gardens Primary and Junior High School. More than 36 students from the Hagley Park Road based school, received items such as computer tablets, bus passes for two months, three months’ […]
Last Friday, the Fitz John’s Community Centre was filled with the spirit of excitement, love and happiness. Parents, organizers and awardees were some of the people gathered for the Jamaica Ambassador Programs’ Third Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Jamaica Ambassador Programs The Jamaica Ambassador Programs (JAP) was founded in 2011 by Eveth Colley. Miss Colley, a […]