Wed | Oct 18, 2017

NCB pays $13 million for CSEC accounts and POB students

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM
(From left): Hector Stephenson, executive director, Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC); Andrew Pairman, deputy chairperson, NCB Foundation; Sen Ruel Reid, minister of education, youth and information; Thalia Lyn, chairman, NCB Foundation; Nadeen Matthews, CEO, NCB Foundation; and Gordon Swaby, director, NCB Foundation, gather to watch as over J$13m is electronically transferred to the OEC, enabling over 3,500 students from 116 schools across Jamaica to sit the CSEC POA/POB examinations free of cost later this year. It is the Foundation’s 13th year funding students through its CSEC POA/POB National Bursary Programme.