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Published:Monday | February 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Vere Technical head girl, Shanae Sewell, has become the first Jamaican to serve as vice chair of a High School General Assembly at the World Federation of United Nations Association International Model United Nations (WIMUN). Currently in its fifth...

Published:Wednesday | January 30, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Manning’s School head boy Tyreke Smith has incorporated school spirit into the operations of his business, Emblem. Launched last September, his business focuses on selling Manning’s School-branded paraphernalia like caps. Tyreke started...

Published:Wednesday | January 30, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Eighteen-year-old Tareque Robinson has surprised many with the operations of his music business, Gapix Productions. Described by his peers as very reserved, Tareque has successfully steered his ­company for almost a year with the goal of...

Published:Monday | January 28, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Romey Donaldson, the outgoing 19-year-old Cornwall College student, has demonstrated a firm commitment to excellence with a proclivity for risk-taking while operating his business, Affluence.bykingromey. Currently serving his school as deputy head...

Published:Sunday | January 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Eighteen-year-old Dejeanea Greene has turned her childhood dream into a successful business, DG Bracelets. Created when she was only 15 years old, her business specialises in designing unique and customised craft jewellery.She was initially inspired...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Eighteen-year-old Kalifa Chambers has successfully balanced her academic studies while operating her business, SexyStart, with her sister, Yahnique.Started in February 2018, the two divisions of her company specialise in selling swim-wear and sun-...

Published:Wednesday | January 2, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Isheba Cornwall, an outspoken 17-year-old student from Excelsior High School in Kingston, has utilised her passion for positivity to push her company, Empower YOUth Tees.Established in August 2018, the company specialises in selling T-shirts that...

Published:Tuesday | January 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Eighteen-year-old Wolmer's Boys' School student Shaquille Johnson has impressed observers with how successfully he has run his company, Drone Repairs Jamaica.Shaquille, who is serving as head boy in his last year at Wolmer's, started his company...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Kyle Billings, an 18-year-old student from the Wolmer’s Boys’ School, has defied expectations to operate his successful graphics company, Rise Visuals. Currently in his last year at Wolmer’s, Kyle started his company as a...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Kaylia Ellington, the 18-year-old student from St Andrew High School for Girls has combined her creative passion with an acute understanding of financial independence in the running of her company, May’s Sūn. Just celebrating its second...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

The annual staging of the Ardenne High School Christmas Pageant on December 14 continues to highlight the institution's reputation as a catalyst for student involvement in the performing arts.This year's pageant, held under the theme 'It's a Reggae...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Alex Lawson, the 19 year-old, six foot six inches alumnus of Wolmer's Boys' School has consistently demonstrated a commitment to the principle of excellence. Alex has been a high achiever since his early years in high school, despite his difficult...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

The annual Edith Dalton James High School Pageant had its second staging last Friday as the school pushed forward with an event that sought to provide students with personal and professional support in order to become confident, well-rounded and...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Monday, October 22, will live in the minds of prefects who attended the relaunch of the Jamaica Prefects' Association (JPA). This historic event took place in the Douglas Orane Auditorium at Wolmer's Boys' School.The audience reflected a...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

The 21-member national and regional executive of the National Secondary Students' Council (NSSC) was officially inaugurated on Tuesday, November 20, at The University of the West Indies in St Andrew. The event was attended by students from 40...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Romeo Duncan, the modest Ardennite, has emerged as the top student in the Caribbean for computer science and economics, unit one, in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) for the 2017-2018 academic year.This accomplishment...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Kameika Robinson, the 17-year-old student from The Queen's School, has dominated the regional rankings for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) History Unit 1 examinations for the 2017-2018 academic year.From a cohort of hundreds of...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

The following is an exposition written by David Salmon, deputy head boy at Wolmer's Boys' School in Kingston, who, this summer, participated in a course by the Yale Young Global Scholars Program, which was organised and administered by Yale Center...

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