Jamaica: Prime Minister Andrew Holness shared the information about the award ceremony, during which some students were presented with full scholarships. The Jamaica Labour Party presented the scholarships under the Jamaica Labour Party Education Fund.
The post by Prime Minister Holness read, “The Jamaica Labour Party stands by the belief that education is the greatest power for the transformation of Jamaica. Last night, five outstanding and deserving Jamaicans were awarded full scholarships by the Jamaica Labour Party Education Fund to study in targeted subject areas at selected universities in Jamaica.”
The students are:
- Kashie Suckoo, who received Hector Wynter Scholarship for Spanish.
- Danielle Williams, who received Christopher Bovell Scholarship for AI/Data Science.
- Shania Wollaston received Derrick Smith Scholarship for Criminology.
- Manila Cunningham, who received Professor Oswald Harding Scholarship for Law and
- Adrian Tennant, who received Douglas Vaz Scholarship for Economics.
- An additional two students pursuing studies in the areas of Law and Urban Planning also received grants.
“We wish this year’s awardees every success,” he stated while wishing success to the brilliant students of Jamaica.
Jamaicans gathered and praised the government for offering such helpful and fruitful scholarships. “To our young people who are focused, I say congratulations. PM, continue to inspire and assist as much as possible. It can only be to their benefit and ultimately the country,” one of the users stated. Another stated, “JLP knows education is the key to making Jamaica better for the next generation so they can make their parents happy.”
The third one highlighted, “Continue the journey to fulfil the dream of every well-thinking Jamaican who want to see this country take its rightful place in the global scheme of things…. building back stronger, my PM.”