Scholarships for standout CARIFTA athletes

Norton pledges…

Some members of the successful Track and Field team pose for a photo with Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture and Sport, Dr George Norton (right) and Director of Sport Christopher Jones (left) following a welcome home reception at the Pegasus Hotel last night.

Plans are in the pipeline to reward standout athletes with scholarships and grants following a record medal haul from the 48th edition of the CARIFTA Games, which was staged in the Cayman Islands.

So said Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture and Sport, Dr George Norton, last evening.

Norton disclosed the government’s plan during the ‘welcome home’ reception at the Pegasus Hotel where the track and field athletes, along with the CARIFTA swimmers and chess players, were recognised for their performances…..

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