Port of Spain, Trinidad. Monday 25th July, 2018: In continuing Angostura’s CSR efforts for the community of Laventille/Morvant, the Company has rewarded the high performing SEA students from 14 primary schools in the area. Each student received vouchers for books from their first-form book list. Councillors in the region were also presented with vouchers to assist other children in need of support for entry into secondary schools this September, at the presentation ceremony held on the company premises on Saturday 21st July.
The schools they will be attending include; St. Joseph’s Convent, St Joseph and Port of Spain, Bishop’s Anstey High, St. Anthony’s College, St. Georges College, Holy Name Convent, St. Augustine Sec., South East POS Sec., Barataria South Gov’t Sec., Providence Girls’, Belmont Boys Sec., and Success Laventille Sec.
At the event, Ms. Thora Best, Project Coordinator of the Laventille/Morvant Schools’ Improvement Project, gave greetings at the event and commended the company on this initiative, which she said is aligned with the schools’ improvement project. “This complements my efforts in enhancing the education system in the area and supporting those in need of assistance in furthering their education. I also congratulate the students for their achievements” said Best. Senior Manager, Hospitality and Communications at Angostura Limited, Giselle Laronde-West, encouraged the children to strive for excellence and to continue to work hard to achieve their goals, while ensuring that they “find a good balance between academics and extra-curricular activity, especially in the areas of sport and culture.” She also stressed to the parents attending, their need to continuously support their children and motivate them to be the best that they can be.
MP for Laventille East/Morvant, Adrian Leonce was also in attendance along with Councillors for the Laventille, Morvant and Beetham areas – Akil Audain, Jason Alexander, Adanna Griffith-Gordon, Kwesi Antoine and Franz Lambkin, who received their vouchers from Laronde-West.
The House of Angostura continues to support its surrounding community through assistance in the areas of education, sport and culture.