Sunday, 6 February 2011

PM BRUCE GOLDING bids farewell to UNDP representative, congratulates top male participants in National Spelling Bee

MAKING HIS EXIT: Prime Minister Bruce Golding greets outgoing United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative Mr. Minh Pham during a farewell courtesy call at Jamaica House on Thursday, February 3.

PARTING WORDS: Prime Minister Bruce Golding in a discussions with outgoing United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative Mr. Minh Pham during a farewell courtesy call at Jamaica House on February 3. Mr. Pham congratulated Prime Minister Golding on the work he has done so far especially as it relates to the Jamaica Debt Exchange. Discussions also covered possible areas of investment and growth.

CASTING A 'SPELL': Spell Mistress of the 2010/2011 Gleaner Children’s Own Spelling Bee Competition, Ivin Logan greets Prime Minister Bruce Golding at Jamaica House when the parish champions paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Bruce Golding on February 3. The Prime Minister said he was impressed at the ambitions of the spellers and noted that the country needs new persons with new thoughts of doing things.

TOP BOY: Prime Minister Bruce Golding congratulates 2010/2011 Gleaner Children’s Own Spelling Bee Competition champion, Hanif Brown of Ardenne High School. The parish champions paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Bruce Golding on February 3 at Jamaica House. He applauded the boys for dominating the competition as the first and second place winners are boys.

* PM Bruce Golding received a courtesy call from the 2010/2011 parish champions of the National Spelling Bee on February 3 at Jamaica House. The Prime Minister applauded all the champions and took note of the aspirations of each winner. He added that he was impressed with their ambitions and said the country needed persons with new ideas of doing things. There were eight males and six girls in this year’s competition and at the final round, five boys and two girls remained. Hanif Brown of Ardenne High School emerged as the Champion Boy while second place went to Jonmore Hyman of Manchester High. The annual competition promotes discipline, builds self esteem and enhances social skills. It is open to children up to the age of 14.

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