The scholars of Reynolds Weekes Main College lately had a Most worthy lesson – that if you do good, good will observe you, you possibly can profit others, typically even a very long time after your good deed!
Someday final yr, 4 pupils of the St. Philip college discovered a pockets and returned it to the proprietor. They had been applauded for his or her honesty and good group spirit and had been rewarded by some members of the general public.
One customer to the island – a British Secret Service Agent – even paid for lunch for them and their mother and father. Within the phrases of their Principal, “The kids acquired many blessings.”
Quick ahead to 2020, when their college wanted to have a coated walkway for college students and lecturers to get from the lecture rooms on the far aspect of the college. At current, they’ll’t get to the lavatory or lunchroom or attain the admin block when it rains.
CIBC FirstCaribbean heard concerning the want on the college and has stepped in to pay for the supplies for the walkway within the names of these college students who did good over a yr in the past. A few of them have now moved on to secondary college, however their kindness remains to be paying off for his or her alma mater.
The 4 college students (three of whom have gone on to secondary college) are Jaquon Gittens, Jahvone Forde, Nathan Leon-Blackman and Nathalia Leon-Blackman.
Principal Anderson Bishop defined that the college was attempting to develop well-adjusted residents who all the time try to attain ‘excellence.’ He thanked the financial institution for “the worthwhile contribution that it’s making to the lecturers, pupils and fogeys of the college”.
Director of Retail Banking Channels at CIBC FirstCaribbean and a previous pupil of the unique college on the spot – St. Martins 4 Roads – Michelle Whitelaw, in making the presentation to the college, instructed the scholars their actions had penalties.
“There are penalties to what you do, and the precise selections will convey the precise penalties. By stepping up and doing the precise factor, you profit and your college advantages. It’s a actual privilege to be right here right now to satisfy you and help with the development of the walkway,”
After the presentation to the Principal and the 4 college students, who had been every given a token of appreciation from the financial institution, the group visited the world the place the walkway shall be put in with the contractor – Winslow Moore of Vertex Builders.
He defined that the coated walkway can be constructed in two elements, a 75-feet part from the lecture rooms and the adjoining part of 55-feet, to hook up with the admin block. It will likely be 4-feet broad and carry a gabled roof to permit water to run off. (PR)