The month of September 2016 marked 100 years of existence for St George’s Anglican High School. To commemorate the occasion, approximately 100 pupils walked through the historic town of St George’s, from Simmons Alley to Tanteen, to revisit prior sites of residence for the school spanning the last century.
One of the designated stops was the grounds of the main branch office of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, on which Lamolie House — a former home of Anglican High School — once stood. In recognition of this significant milestone, the bank presented school Principal Ms Madeline Baptiste with 6 refurbished computers for use in the school’s IT programme.
“We are so pleased to receive these computers for our students. Obviously things have changed significantly over the decades and computer usage is an integral part of education. There has been a definite need for this equipment in a number of subjects and we hope to channel their use in the areas of technical drawing, clothing & textiles and fashion, which are part of the curriculum which the school offers. Our thanks go to CIBC FirstCaribbean for such a useful contribution to our school”, Ms. Baptiste said.
The school’s centennial celebrations held on the exact 100–year milestone, 18 September 2016, included a family movie, bonfire and a fireworks display at the Tanteen playing field attended by students, faculty, and their families.
”CIBC FirstCaribbean is very pleased to have had the opportunity to make a contribution to the school on such a momentous occasion. We are particularly happy to assist in enhancing the educational opportunities offered to the students”, said Miss Cherish Nelson, Branch Ambassador for CIBC FirstCaribbean, on making the presentation.