Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Lifespan CEO donates tablet devices to Portland’s high achievers

Leandro Bell, Grade 9  at Titchfield High School is excited to receive a tablet from Nayana Williams CEO Lifespan Spring Water Company.

Leandro Bell, Grade 9 at Titchfield High School is excited to receive a tablet from Nayana Williams CEO Lifespan Spring Water Company.

Lifespan Spring Water Company Limited, through CEO Nayana Williams recently donated tablet computers to students in Portland, to facilitate recent changes in lesson delivery brought on by the global coronavirus crisis.

The initiative set to continue until the end of the year has so far benefited two students with a further six projected to receive devices. The handover was made on September 30 at the company’s head office in Spring Garden, Buff Bay, Portland.

“Given the situation with students having to attend school virtually, I have decided to give away a few tablets per month for the rest of the year.  There are many students who will still not be able to access online learning as there will not be enough tablets to go around and many parents will still not be able to afford tablets for their children.  I am hoping other persons and entities can pitch in on the drive to educate our country's children who must still be well prepared for the future by attending school virtually” shared Williams.

Miriam Bell, Grade 7 Marymount High School is elated to receive a tablet from Lifespan CEO Nayana Williams 

The first recipients were Miriam and Leandro Bell, 12 and 15 years old respectively. Miriam a grade seven student at Marymount High School and Leandro matriculating to grade 9 at Titchfield High School.

“The criteria for selection involves the students (12yrs - 15yrs) submitting a handwritten 500 words essay about their life and what they hope to achieve by getting an education” continued Williams.

Winners will be selected based on their economic situation as well as their honesty, clarity of communication, grammar, punctuation and penmanship. Lifespan Spring Water Company remains committed to advancing the lives and livelihoods of the residents of Portland and the wider Jamaica.

 

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