Ms. Michell Wright Jumpp Named 2021 NYLA School Librarian of the Year

Ms. Michell Wright Jumpp Named 2021 NYLA School Librarian of the Year

Ms. Michell Wright Jumpp has been named the 2021 New York Library Association’s School Librarian of the Year. Ms. Jumpp is the School Library Media Specialist at Horizons on the Hudson’s elementary school. Given to a librarian who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and service within the library community over the past 12 – 18 months.…

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Jamaican Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy Named One of Washington Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business”

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On October 7, 2021, Jamaican academic and United States university administrator Tashni-Ann Dubroy, Ph.D., will be celebrated at one of the most popular signature events sponsored by the Washington Business Journal, a live in-person celebration that recognizes the most influential businesswomen in the Washington DC area. This will be the 18th annual staging of the “Women Who…

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Glenmuir sixth-former donates tablets, laptops to students

Glenmuir sixth-former donates tablets, laptops to students

Jaleel Williams, who is now in his final year of sixth form at Glenmuir High School, said he could not ignore the needs of his fellow students for gadgets to accommodate their classes. Cognisant of the fact that many were struggling with online classes as a result of the lack, he said he felt compelled…

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Rosheika ready to move Jamaica’s sports into the big leagues

Rosheika Grant - Chevening Scholarship Recipient

More than 270 Jamaicans have been awarded Chevening Scholarships since Jamaica’s first cohort in 1984. Founded in 1983, Chevening is the United Kingdom Government’s global scholarship programme aimed at developing global leaders through providing the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study in the UK. This year 17 outstanding Jamaicans were selected for the scholarship. Today the Jamaica…

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Tashana Brown Plans to Break the Cycle of Poverty Through Education

Tashana Brown - new Glenmuir Student

The hurdles of no texbooks, and sometimes no lunch money, did not deter Tashana Brown, a York Town Primary School student who aced the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations and copped a place at Glenmuir High School in Clarendon. Compounding the challenges of an already-strenuous school life, Tashana was forced to venture into a neighbouring…

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Glenmuir High student cops chess championship

Shamir-Martin Chess Champion

EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD SHAMIR Martin, a lower sixth-form student at Glenmuir High School, last Saturday walked away with the 18-and-under trophy in the National Age Group Chess Championship. The event was held online and for Martin, while it was strange, as he was used to the face-to-face competitions, he was able to keep his focus and get…

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Former Glenmuir Student Graduates with Honours in Animal Science

Former Glenmuir Student Daija Nekeya Thompson

Twenty-year-old Jamaican student Daija Nekeya Thompson recently graduated from the University of Alabama with honours. Daija, former head girl of Mineral Heights Primary and past student of Glenmuir High in Clarendon, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal health science, magna cum laude. While still basking in her honorary success, she noted, however, the journey was…

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