Castries, Saint Lucia: The Gros Islet North Youth and Sports Council (GINYSC) granted three (3) scholarships to students from the Gros Islet Primary School (GIPS) in an effort to encourage youth participation in sports and volunteering and support students and parents with expenses surrounding the opening of the new school year.
The scholars were:
Denney Stava – Sportsman of the Year
Amia Jn. Marie – Sportswomen of the Year
Lexxi Peter – Most Outstanding Student in Volunteerism
An additional donation was made to the GIPS, by the Council, to support a student in need with transportation assistance, as well as, a donation of netball supplies was made to the institution, in order to jump-start the school’s netball program.
The GINYSC takes this opportunity to wish the faculty and students of GIPS, as well as other students and teachers within the community a happy and successful New School Year.
The Gros Islet North Youth and Sports Council collaborates with philanthropist Dr. Venus Cherry on his Back to School Drive to aid needy students in this upcoming school year. The Council made a donation of school bags to assist the initiative.
The Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training is aware of situations at various schools which have sparked public discussion, as it relates to issues of grooming in schools on the island.
The Ministry wishes to assure the general public that it remains committed to reviewing the present positions with a view to addressing the current issues from a holistic standpoint.
As such, the Ministry is committed to ensuring that an evaluation of this nature includes the thorough participation of all relevant stakeholders, in determining the best way forward.
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