Magna Motors launches scholarship programme
Erick Gutierrez, Managing Director of Magna Motors speaks with the company's scholarship recipients.
Magna Motors Dealership Limited recently launched its scholarship and grant programme during a ceremony acknowledging their 2020 recipients at it’s Orchard Road Office, Kingston.
The programme was developed to extend financial support to children of the Magna Motors family, which includes customers of the exclusive distributors of Hyundai vehicles in Jamaica.
This year’s awardees were tasked with sharing in a simple essay why they should be selected for the available financial support.
The recipients were selected from across the island and focused on students at the primary and secondary levels.
Erick Gutierrez, Managing Director of Magna Motors was excited to greet the very promising students and lauded them for their hard work while encouraging them to see endless possibilities in their future.
Gutierrez stated that, the Dominican Republic parented company, “Magna Motors intends to strengthen its relationship with Jamaica and is looking forward to continue providing their customers with unparalleled value”.
This year’s recipients were Fabian Floyd Jr. of Bridgeport High School; Jadalee Lindsay of Titchfield High School; Jahari Ledgister of Half Way Tree Primary School; Kimaya Brown of Jessie Ripoll Primary School; Natalia Burton of Titchfield High School and Kaila-Shae Samuels of Campion College.
Magna Motors’s Marketing Manager, Etmour Williams noted that, “while the Scholarship and Grant programme has been functional for the past two years, to the benefit of the children of Magna Motors employees, the impact of COVID-19 has made the decision to extend to our wider family, our customers, timely and we are confident that these recipients will use the resources extended to them wisely.
Fabian Floyd Jr. spoke on behalf the recipients and shared their sincere gratitude to Magna Motors for the initiative.
“Our goal is to play our part as a corporate citizen in releasing the potential of our Jamaican children to build a stronger more resilient people”, said Williams.
Magna Motors, last month also supported the Central High School in Clarendon, by way of providing vehicles to students whose parents did not own a motor vehicle so that the students could participate and enjoy their drive-through graduation ceremony.
Magna Motors’ offers a wide variety of vehicles to include the Hyundai Santa Fe, Tucson, Creta and Venue as part of their SUV line up and the Accent, Elantra and Sonata as part of their sedan range. The commercial catalogue includes the HD72, HD75, HD65, H1 Panel and Passenger vehicles.