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The Bishop Gibson High School in Mandeville has received 20 computers worth $1 million, from the Rotary Club of Mandeville. The purchase money was donated by Mayberry Investments Ltd.
The presentation ceremony, which was held recently at the Golf View Hotel in Mandeville, closed a day of activities hosted by the Rotary Club for Bishop Gibson High.
Guest speaker at the function, Chairman of Mayberry Investments, Christopher Berry said it was “great to give a school some computers, but it needs more than that to run the school”.
“The Rotary Club of Mandeville will take care of the other necessities, which the school may require to run the computer laboratory,” he said.
Principal of the school, Annette Piper said she was grateful for the computers. “Receiving the computers is a wonderful feeling; they are highly appreciated, ” she said.
Mrs. Piper promised that the school would make good use of the computers, which would serve the entire school population.
President of the Rotary Club of Mandeville, Winston Lawson said that “Rotary talks about service above self, and we always try to seek out ways to meet the tremendous needs that we see in our community . and we jumped at this opportunity”.
“We do have a relationship with Bishop Gibson . and it’s a school that we are proud of and it’s something that we are going to follow through and work through with Bishop Gibson,” he added.