Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Terrance Drew, Prime Minister and Minister of Health of St Kitts and Nevis informed through his social media account that yesterday, on August 31, 2023, he organized an Annual Scholarship Ceremony, “Caring Hands Supporting Our Children”.
The event was organized at National Heroes Park, where 63 scholarships were presented to students in both primary and secondary schools within the 8th constituency.
PM Drew emphasizes that each year, he awards scholarships to at least twelve students from various schools, but yesterday, he launched his official scholarship programme dedicated to students within the eighth constituency.
He has always been a passionate supporter of education. This scholarship ceremony is a significant milestone in his ongoing efforts to uplift the youth of his constituency.
Over the past years, Prime Minister Drew has continuously provided scholarships to deserving students, demonstrating his dedication to helping and supporting youth to gain education. This year’s ceremony features a significant increase in the number of scholarships offered compared to previous years.
The ceremony was a heartwarming occasion, attended by numerous students, parents, teachers, community leaders, and senior government officials. They all gathered to honour the recipients of these scholarships.
Prime Minister Terrance Drew mentioned that his primary goal was to ensure that every child within his constituency has access to quality education and the tools they need to build a brighter future. The scholarship event was another effort by PM Drew to deliver more opportunities for children in education sector.
During the ceremony, Prime Minister Drew highlighted the significance of education as the foundation of progress for any society. He emphasized that investing in education is not only meant to secure individual futures but also to secure the future of the nation as a whole.
He added that events like this encourage the students to get more education and unlock their true potential. PM Drew commented that the Government of St Kitts and Nevis is keenly focused on providing quality education to the children and is expected to organize more educational programmes in the future.