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Exceptional teachers - the foundation of a successful education system

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Gregory Tomlinson (second left, forefront) of The Gleaner Company makes a presentation to Wentworth Gabbidon, principal, Albert Town High School. Sharing in the occasion are Marissa Dalrymple-Philibert, South Trelawny MP (forefront), and several teachers. - Contributed
Balaclava High School's Youthlink coordinator, Anieshia Heslop-Powell (centre, back) poses with the principal and other teachers following the presentation of an appreciation plaque to the school from The Gleaner Company. - Contributed
Burchell Gibson (left), the Gleaner's circulation manager, presents a plaque to the principal of Bath Primary and Junior High School, Earline Thomas. Looking on (from left) are guidance counsellor, the Rev Errol Scott, and Dennis Cowie. - Colin Hamilton/Freelance Photographer
Fabian Ford (right), principal of Bethel Primary & Junior High School, accepts a Youthlink Appreciation Plaque from The Gleaner's Denique Mattis (centre). Kenneth Rowe, chairman of the school's board of governors, shares in the occasion. - Contributed
The Gleaner's Hope McMillan-Canaan (left) and principal of Drews Avenue Primary School, Yvonne Sterling (centre), engage a group of students in conversation. - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
The Gleaner's Wayne Chambers (left) makes a presentation to a representative of Ocho Rios High School. - Contributed
Maxine Evans (fourth left), principal of Green Island High School in Hanover, accepts a Gleaner Youthlink Plaque from The Gleaner's Denique Mattis (right). Collette Myers (left), the school's Youthlink coordinator, and a group of students share in the occasion. - Contributed
Michael Ellis (right), principal of Green Pond High School in St James, accepts a Gleaner Youthlink Plaque on behalf of his school from Adrian Frater of The Gleaner's Western Bureau. - Contributed
The Gleaner's Burchell Gibson (left) presents a framed article to the principal of Happy Grove High School, Leebert Drysdale. - Contributed
Byron Grant (right), vice-principal at Hopewell High School in Hanover, accepts a framed article that was written about his school from Adrian Frater of The Gleaner's Western Bureau. A group of students from the school share in the occasion. - Contributed
Innswood High School's principal, Anthony Ewbanks (centre), and acting vice-principal, Tracy-Ann Lynch (left), accept a framed article about the school from The Gleaner's Levene Sheriff. - Contributed
The Gleaner's Denique Matthis (right, forefront) presents a plaque to principal of the Manning's School, Steve Gordon, in appreciation of the school's support of the Gleaner's Youthlink. At left is the home economics and religious education teacher Erica Smith-Williams, while some students of the school share in the happy moment. - Photo by Barrington Flemming
Principal of Godfrey Stewart High School, Theobold Fearon (left, forefront), accepts a plaque from The Gleaner's Denique Matthis. Some students took time out to share in the presentation. - Photo by Barrington Flemming
The Gleaner's Robin Williams (left) makes a presentation to Rawle Bent, principal of Maggotty High School. - Contributed
From left: Paul Grant, principal of May Day High School, looks on as Marilyn Mason-Anderson, vice-principal, accepts a plaque from The Gleaner's Sylyn Brown-Hamilton. - Contributed
Principal of McCook's Primary School, Marcia Hynes (right), and Children's Own coordinator, Ms Baker (left), pose with The Gleaner's Levene Sherriff following her presentation in honour of teachers. - Contributed
Reginald Campbell (left) of The Gleaner Company makes a presentation to teachers of New Day Primary School. - Contributed
The Gleaner's Gregory Tomlinson (right, forefront), presents to Shirley Frater, vice-principal of Albert Town Primary School, copies of The Gleaner's GSAT Revision Guide. Members of staff and Principal Dorothy Gibbs (seated, centre) share in the moment.
Anthony O'Gilvie (right) of the Gleaner Company presents a framed Star feature on Penwood High School's football team to it's principal, Austin Burr. - Colin Hamilton/Freelance Photographer
Christopher Barnes, managing director of The Gleaner Company (standing, centre), during an interactive session with students of Paul Bogle Junior High School in St Thomas. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer
The Gleaner's Levene Sheriff (right, back) poses with students and teachers of White Marl Primary School following her presentation. - Contributed
Webster Thompson (fourth left), teacher at William Knibb Memorial High School, receives an appreciation plaque from The Gleaner's Denique Mattis. Also pictured are (from left) Gloria Grant, Youthlink coordinator and PE teacher, and students of the school. - Photo by Christopher Thomas
Samantha Burke (left) presents a framed article on behalf of The Gleaner Company in celebration of teachers' day to Edith Dalton-James High School. Accepting on the school's behalf are Judith Hutchinson (right), teacher representative, and Paul McCallum (second right), vice-principal. - Gladstone Taylor/Photographer
Yvonne Miller-Wisdom (centre, left), principal of John Rollins Success Preparatory School in Montego Bay, receives an appreciation plaque from The Gleaner's Denique Mattis. Also pictured are Daina Foote (back row, right), Children's Own coordinator for the school; Margaret Harwood-Farquharson, former Children's Own coordinator; and several students of the school. - Photo by Christopher Thomas
Christopher Barnes, managing director of The Gleaner, engages several students during his visit to Morant Bay Primary School. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer

 The Gleaner - in partnership for education

For Child Month, The Gleaner's managers and team members visited several schools across Jamaica to thank the teachers for their support, and to encourage the students in their academic careers. Here are some photographic highlights.