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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Celebrating Women in Engineering La’Toya Jackson-Morgan

Women In Engineering

La’Toya Jackson-Morgan Chemical Engineer Assistant Vice- President Project Management Office, NWC Latoya Jackson-Morgan is the first female water production manager at the National Water Commission (NWC). In her current capacity as the Assistant Vice-President of the agency’s Project Management Office, she provides leadership, coordination and management of the processes and functions of the office. “I…

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Jaria Chairman Ewan Simpson Harmonises Music And Law

Ewan Simpson, chairman of the board for the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) and an attorney-at-law, is no ordinary guy. An alum of Glenmuir High School in Clarendon, The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona and Cave Hill campuses and the Università degli Studi di Torino in Italy, Simpson has also traversed the spheres…

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UWI med student overcomes hurdles, assists students in her community

Medical Student Dowesha Williams

Dowesha Williams is a third year, pre-clinical medical student who will be transitioning to rotations in hospitals soon. She is also on the Dean’s List for the Faculty of Medical Sciences (MBBS) as well as an Honour Roll student on the Elsa Leo-Rhynie Towers Hall. In addition, she is an active member of several clubs…

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Please donate to Christophe Myrie cancer treatment

Christophe Myrie

Christophe Myrie has been diagnosed with stage 4 Osteosarcoma and we’re seeking help to send him to Mexico for specialized treatment.  The treatment will cost approximately $30,000 USD and the family will appreciate all the help we can get. Click the link below to donate: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-christophe-cancer-treatment

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