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Approximately 450 students of the Portland-based College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE), who have successfully completed their studies, were presented with degrees and diplomas at the College’s annual graduation ceremony held recently.
The degrees presented included Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture, Production and Food System Management; Bachelor of Technology in Environment Science; Bachelor of Science in Business Studies; Associate Degree in General Agricultural Education; Associate Degree in Natural Sciences; Associate Degree in Business Studies; and Associate Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Diplomas in agriculture, secondary, and primary education were also handed out.
Chairman of the CASE Board of Management, Dr. C.A. Goodridge, in addressing the large audience gathered at the Dr. T.P. Lecky Hall for the ceremony, congratulated the graduates on their success.
He said that the College is fully committed to excellence in its academic programmes in order to remain relevant and competitive.
Director of the Hydel Group of Schools, Mrs. Hyacinth Bennett, who was the guest speaker at the function, stated that CASE has made a valuable contribution to educational development in Jamaica.
In commending the graduates, she urged them to always aim for the highest goals, pursue their interests with determination, and to embrace the kind of attitude that will guarantee them success, despite the challenges.
In his remarks, Acting President of CASE, Robert Shippey, said that the College will continue to provide the right blend of training courses to empower students and to remain on the cutting edge of educational delivery.
Member of Parliament for Eastern Portland, Dr. Donald Rhodd, in adding his congratulations to the graduates, pointed to the need for more of the country’s young men to take advantage of the opportunity to receive tertiary education.

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