St Jago gets $10 million to build science lab

October 07, 2016
Students of St Jago High School

The St Jago High School in St Catherine has benefited from $10 million courtesy of the Ministry of Education to build its science laboratory.

According to Principal Collette Feurtado-Pryce, the funding has come at an opportune time for the institution.

"We are very pleased that we will be now able to make the laboratory a reality, although we have a shortfall of $3 million," Feurtado-Pryce said.

The principal expressed confidence that the remaining funds will be raised through partnership with stakeholders.

Feurtado-Pryce was speaking

at a Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meeting at the school on Thursday, September 29.

The StJago principal said that since the start of the year, the PTA has awarded grants amounting to $400,000 to a number of needy students.

"St Jago is doing well and the group is now looking to sponsor a needy student to attend school. This is wonderful news," Feurtado-Pryce said.

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