Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen (seated, left) and Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (seated, second left), with the 40 recipients of the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for service to education, during a ceremony held on the lawns of Jamaica House on June 12. Also pictured (seated, right) is Minister of Education, Rev. Hon. Ronald Thwaites; while (seated, second right) is awardee, retired Principal of Giblatore Primary School in St. Catherine, Millicent McKenzie. Combined, the awardees have contributed more than 1,000 years of service to the education sector.
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