St. Elizabeth Youth Responds to Governor-General’s Achievement Award

2017 GGAA PRESENTATION CEREMONY – CORNWALL COUNTY – Thursday April 27, 2017 RESPONSE by MR. DOMINIC BLAIR on BEHALF OF THE AWARDEES Your Excellency, The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General of Jamaica. Lady Patricia Allen, Custodies of the County of Cornwall, Members of the Governor General Achievement Award Committee, Other Distinguished patrons and guests, Fellow Worthy Awardees, Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and … Read more

St. James Pride

Two attorneys, one in training and the other in practice, and a Bishop, brought pride to the parish of St. James last week as they were among fourteen recipients of the Governor-General’s Achievement Award (GGAA) for the county of Cornwall. The three, Demoy Kerr, Malike Kellier and Bishop Dr. Robert Coates, were awarded for volunteerism, community service and excellence in areas such as academics … Read more

Governor-General Inspires Knox College on School Tour

Governor-General the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen in a thought provoking and electrifying speech inspired students and teachers at the Knox College to rise above challenges, seize the moment and succeed. Speaking at his annual school tour designed to coincide with the institution’s 70th anniversary celebration yesterday (March 23, 2017), His Excellency told a packed auditorium at the Spalding based campus that, “many person’s … Read more

International Women’s Day 2017

As we mark International Women’s Day 2017 we are inspired by the tremendous contributions of Jamaican women in their various spheres of influence at home and across the globe. In building on this legacy, let us unmute the silence on violence against our women and foster a more gender inclusive world. Join me and #BeBoldForChange Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen

2017 Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the esteemed Governor-General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA), an arm of the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE), is now open to the public. The closing date is midnight Thursday March 17, 2017. These awards are being presented under the theme “Inspiring and Energizing Communities to Serve”. Forty-two (42) persons across three (3) Age Group categories, each representing a parish, will be selected and honoured … Read more

2016 Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the esteemed Governor-General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA), part of the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE), is now open to the public. To qualify persons must be Jamaican citizens from humble beginnings, who have improved themselves through their own efforts and are making a valuable contribution in their community. Nomination forms can be obtained and submitted through the Office of the Custos in the … Read more