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Charlemont High in mourning as senior VP passes away

Published:Wednesday | May 18, 2022 | 3:22 PM
Gidden started at the school in September 1988 and was appointed to the post of vice principal in September 2006. -Contributed photo.

Students and staff at Charlemont High School in Ewarton, St Catherine are now in mourning following the passing of senior vice principal Jennifer Gidden.

Gidden, 62, died this morning after a protracted illness.

She started at the school in September 1988 and was appointed to the post of vice principal in September 2006.

She was described by her colleagues as a great person who brought out the best in those she came in contact with.

Vice principal Mark Weir, who worked with Gidden for 20 years, told The Gleaner that she has impacted the lives of students and staff, noting that the school had a special place in her heart.

- Ruddy Mathison

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