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  • The students, who performed excellently in this year’s Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), were presented with the items on Friday (August 29), at a function held at the AGD’s downtown Kingston offices
  • Eighteen of the recipients are beneficiaries of estates being administered by the AGD, and the others are children of staff members of the department.
  • The AGD administers estates where an individual dies without leaving a will.

The Administrator-General’s Department (AGD) has provided educational supplies to 23 deserving students.

The students, who performed excellently in this year’s Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), were presented with the items on Friday, August 29, at a function held at the AGD’s downtown Kingston offices.

Eighteen of the recipients are beneficiaries of estates being administered by the AGD, and the others are children of staff members of the department.

Shabia Francis, who will be entering sixth form at St. Thomas Technical High School, said she is grateful for the assistance.

Her grandmother and guardian, Rosemarie Taylor, said that Shabia continues to make her proud by her achievements.  “She makes me so proud; I can hold my head up. I am so glad that AGD… is by my side, and I thank them for helping me to send Shavia to school,” Miss Taylor said.

Meanwhile, Administrator-General, Lona Brown, urged the students to continue doing well in their academic pursuits, and get involved in activities that will foster their development.

“I hope that the years ahead will be productive and fulfilling, whether it be a high school, in sixth form, at a university, or in the work environment,” she stated.

The AGD administers estates where an individual dies without leaving a will.