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    • Governor General, His Excellency The Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has charged graduates of the St. James-based Cornwall College, to go out into the world and help to build a better society.
    • The Governor General urged the young men, as they leave the institution, to take with them, the positive lessons that they have learnt over the years from the teachers and even their colleagues.
    • The Governor General also urged the boys to hold firmly to the value of humility as they enter the next phase of their lives.

    Governor General, His Excellency The Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has charged graduates of the St. James-based Cornwall College, to go out into the world and help to build a better society.

    “You are now leaving these halls of learning to the next phase of your life and I charge you to make a difference wherever you go,” he stated, while addressing the 2014 graduating class, at a ceremony held on Sunday, July 6, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall.

    The Governor General urged the young men, as they leave the institution, to take with them, the positive lessons that they have learnt over the years from the teachers and even their colleagues.

    He noted that the journey to successfully completing a good education does not end after leaving school, and encouraged the students to use their years at Cornwall College “as a stepping stone to the next level of personal growth”.

    The Governor General also urged the boys to hold firmly to the value of humility as they enter the next phase of their lives. “You might have heard the saying that the humblest calf gets the most milk. I am imploring you to remain humble as too many pompous persons have fallen. It takes courage to hold on to your values…to stand up for what is right…be a worthy example of the values that were taught to you at Cornwall College…you are truly men of might,” he stated.

    Meanwhile, Member of Parliament for Central St. James and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Lloyd B. Smith, who also spoke at the graduation, encouraged the students to try and find moments of silence where “you can reflect on your own life and build your self confidence.”