One of the country’s oldest citizens, Josephine Jackman, celebrated her 108th birthday yesterday with a prayer service surrounded by loved ones at her Welcome Peters Street, Siparia home.
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Tobago’s top 20 SEA students honoured
Twenty extraordinary youngsters who topped the 2014 Secondary Entrance Assessment Examination in Tobago were honoured by Digicel (T&T) Ltd when the company partnered with the Division of Education and Youth Affairs on July 18 to reward their outstanding performance.
A release from Digicel said, the talented students were treated to lunch on at the Coco Café Restaurant from and were showered with accolades by Hazel Douglas, country manager for Digicel, who encouraged them to “keep up the good work as their journey to adulthood has just begun.”
Douglas said: “All of you would be exemplars to those students in your schools and in the communities where you live. I urge you therefore, to be a beacon of hope to them as you journey towards fulfilling your dreams for the future.”
For their sterling achievement, Douglas presented each student with a DL700 handset, SIM card and Digicel tote bag.
Receiving on behalf of the top performer, Jevaughn Bruce was her Principal from the North SDA Regional School. Making the Hope Anglican School proud was second place winner, Sherice Antoine.
Huey Cadette, secretary of the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, also commended the students on their excellent achievement and encouraged their parents to continue being actively involved in their children’s education. The division presented each student with UTC units and the successful schools were presented with plaques.