Twenty-four children get Banks DIH bursaries

Banks DIH Limted presented bursaries to 24 children of its employees and shareholders who were successful at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment.

At a presentation ceremony held Saturday at Banks DIH Sports Club, Thirst Park, George McDonald, Co-Managing Director/ Market-ing Director encouraged the students to capitalise on the educational opportunities available to them.

“Whatever you plan to do in this life, you need a good education.

You have an excellent start thanks to your parents and teachers and you must

Recipients of Banks DIH bursary awards hold their certificates as company representatives, including Co-Managing Director/Marketing Director George McDonald (second from left, back row) look on.
Recipients of Banks DIH bursary awards hold their certificates as company representatives, including Co-Managing Director/Marketing Director George McDonald (second from left, back row) look on.

not let them down- make use of the opportunities,” he told the awardees.

McDonald also said that Banks DIH Limited is growing at a fast rate and it will need young people with ability to take it forward.

He noted that several of the company’s executives were also recipients of bursaries and later returned to serve the company on completion of their secondary education.

Communications Manager Troy Peters said Banks DIH recognised the hard work and success of the students and was extremely proud to present the awards to them.

“We feel a sense of pride to honour this special group of children who have excelled and we share your joy and success,” he said.

Ten of the recipients are the children of employees and 14 are the children of the company’s shareholders.

The recipients are Olivia Sandy, Maleah Hopkinson, Priya Ramcharran, Jonathan Doodnauth, Olufeme Jones, Tryia Crum-Ewing, Kathlena Lall, Aaliyah Peterkin, Aneesa Leedoux, Felicia Pillay, Daniel Baldeo-Thorne, Yonathan Camacho, Lukas Walcott, Shania Renee Smith, Talisa Rawlins, Amirah Quamina-Cummings, Sushmita Mangru, Chantel Dey, Ayana De Roy, Leondra john, Nicholas Ally, Kendra Trotman, Rhianna D’Andrade and Tyreese Richards.

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