Sunday 23 September, 2018

5-year-old wins $500,000 for university education from Malta, JMMB

With thousands of entries received, Malta, in partnership with JMMB and Kingston Bookshop, has so far awarded over $2,000,000 in cash and prizes in its Back to School Scratch and Win competition.

With thousands of entries received, Malta, in partnership with JMMB and Kingston Bookshop, has so far awarded over $2,000,000 in cash and prizes in its Back to School Scratch and Win competition.

Malta and JMMB will next week, award a $500,000 JMMB investment account to five-year-old Keshawn Stewart of St. Jude’s Primary School as the grand prize winner for the Malta Back-to-school Scratch and Win.

Minister of Education and Youth Minister Senator Ruel Reid will be present to congratulate young Stewart and address the school at a ceremony next Tuesday (October 31).

Stewart’s mother, Keisha White, who entered the competition on her son’s behalf will be the assigned trustee for the JMMB investment facility. However, the funds will not be accessible until Keshawn turns 18 years old - at which time, he will be able to access the money for his tertiary education.

With thousands of entries received, Malta, in partnership with JMMB and Kingston Bookshop, has so far awarded over $2,000,000 in cash and prizes in its Back to School Scratch and Win competition.

The competition has offered meaningful corporate intervention to allow more persons to access resources for their education and that of their children.

Among the list of other prizes were $5,000 cash for offsetting back to school expenses (40 winners), book vouchers valued at $15,000 each (20 winners), brand new Samsung tablets (20 winners), and $50,000 cash for school fees (20 winners).

 

 

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