Shamir-Martin Chess Champion

Glenmuir High student cops chess championship

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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Sandra Lindsay

Jamaica-born nurse Sandra Lindsay leads parade honouring NYC essential workers

Sandra Lindsay, the Jamaica-born critical care nurse who was the first person in the United States to get a COVID-19 vaccine, will today lead a parade in New York City to honour essential and other workers for their contributions to help fight the pandemic. Lindsay was selected to be the Grand Marshall for the New…
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Former Glenmuir Student Daija Nekeya Thompson

Former Glenmuir Student Graduates with Honours in Animal Science

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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Women In Engineering

Celebrating Women in Engineering La’Toya Jackson-Morgan

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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Medical Student Dowesha Williams

UWI med student overcomes hurdles, assists students in her community

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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