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NCB Foundation banks of parish scholars

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 8:00 AM
Michael Lee Chin, NCB Chairman (back row, centre) poses with the outstanding 2016 parish hampions as part of the NCB Foundation's annual flagship Scholarship and Grants Programme. From left, back row are: Davian Henry - St James, Andene Bailey - St Andrew, Shantay Robinson - St. Elizabeth, Shona Kay Bansie - St Mary, Rachel Clarke - St Thomas, Marlon Smith - Hanover, Ashley Lewis - Kingston, Nicolette Bailey - Clarendon, Raju Gunnings - Westmoreland. Front row, seated left to right are: Shanique Orr - Portland, Khadijah Stewart - Trelawny, Aliya Clarke - Manchester, Sainna Christian - St Catherine and Aseif Francis - St. Ann.

Michael Lee-Chin, NCB chairman, recently presented scholarships to the outstanding 2016 parish champions as part of the NCB Foundation's annual flagship scholarship and grants programme.

The programme, now in its ninth year, provides financial assistance to more than 350 students from the primary to tertiary level. This year, the full scholarship fund was increased from $25 million to $30 million and all parish champions received $250,000 per annum in scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate study.