Chase Academy inks Ninvalle five –year scholarship

first_imgCARIBBEAN 11yrs and Under boys table tennis champion, Kaysan Ninvalle, has been offered a place at Chase Academy Secondary School.Kaysan Ninvalle won a gold and three silvers at the Caribbean Pre-Cadet champinshipsKaysan Ninvalle won a gold and three silvers at the Caribbean Pre-Cadet champinshipsNinvalle has been given a five-year scholarship to the school, compliments of principal and owner Henry Chase.The national champion secured Guyana’s only gold medal at the recently concluded Caribbean Pre-Cadet s in Jamaica, which added to the three silvers he won in team events at the same tournament. In applauding Ninvalle’s performance, Chase said that it was his civic duty to create a path for the youngster to also excel academically.“Sports and academics must go hand-in-hand and I hope that through this gesture we can find many more institutions doing the same. Our institution prides itself on producing well-rounded individuals and it is apposite that our sportsmen and women are also academically inclined,” Chase noted.Ninvalle won the 11yr and Under title after defeating Trinidadian Jalen Kerr in an epic final. The talented national 11yr and Under and 13yr and Under champion is now scheduled to travel to Peru in October for a specialised Training Camp.Chase Academy joins former West Indies cricket captain Ramnaresh Sarwan, Gizmos and Gadgets,Dexter Garnett,and Colours Boutique;all of whom have supported the Caribbean Champion.last_img read more

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Firestone Liberia Gives Hand to Rural School Ravaged by Storm

first_imgMr. Karmorh (far right) presenting donation to Yowee Public School principal, Johnson M. JuahFirestone Liberia has announced its support to Yowee Public School, located in Bong County and its 375 students through a recent donation of building supplies.  According to a release from the company, Firestone donated more than 160 sheets of zinc roofing material to the Yowee Public School, on April 26, to help facilitate repair work following a recent storm that resulted in damage to the school’s roof. In addition, Firestone Liberia provided textbooks in support of the school’s reading room. “Firestone Liberia is pleased to be part of this renovation project, bringing relief to the students of this institution especially during the upcoming rainy season,” said Rufus Karmorh, Firestone Liberia’s public affairs manager, who made the donation on behalf of the company. “The youth of our country truly are our greatest resource.”Karmorh re-affirmed the company’s commitment to education. Firestone Liberia operates its own school system with nearly 12,000 students enrolled – all of them dependents of employees who attend school at no cost.Karmorh also reiterated that the company is proud to be an active partner in the socio-economic development of Liberia. This support underscores the company’s global commitment to corporate social responsibility, “Our Way to Serve“.Johnson M. Juah, principal of the Yowee Public School, thanked the management of Firestone Liberia on behalf of the faculty and students for the company’s valuable assistance and support to the children of Liberia. Following the presentation ceremony that was attended by Nirmal P. Paily, farm advisory manager of Firestone Liberia, and elders, chiefs and citizens of the town, parents and students took the opportunity to thank Firestone Liberia for its timely and heartwarming donation.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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