Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United, States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks (center), shares a light moment with members of the organizing committee of the Jamaica David “Wagga” Hunt scholarship committee at the sixth annual Jamaica David “Wagga” Hunt Ball at the National Education Association Atrium in downtown Washington DC, on Saturday, January 14, 2017.| Derrick Scott Photo
KC, Calabar students benefit from David ‘Wagga’ Hunt Scholarships
WASHINGTON DC, January 16, 2017- Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks has lauded the organizers of the Jamaica David “Wagga” Hunt Scholarship fund for providing scholarships to the tune of US$66,000 to students at Calabar High and Kingston College over the past eight years.
Delivering the keynote address at the sixth annual Jamaica David “Wagga” hunt fundraising ball at the National Education Association Atrium in Washington DC on Saturday, January 14, 2017, Ambassador Marks said over the past eight years, the scholarship fund had provided finances to deserving students from two of Jamaica’s prominent secondary boy’s school which has helped these recipients to achieve educational goals they set for themselves.
“The event was great. Only sorry I didn’t discover the dance studio until late in the evening. However, I was able to enjoy and it helped with getting ready for carnival in a few weeks. Thanks again for organizing for the local Jamaican community. I got to see old friends and meet some new “– A. Golding
“Christopher and team, please allow me to add my heartfelt praise for a job well done. The company, food, and entertainment was excellent. May your scholarship continue to grow and provide for more students. Congratulations again on a job well done.” – R. Shaw
“I just wanted to congratulate you, the executives, and the organizing committee on an outstanding event. The location, the food and the entertainment was planned and presented in an outstanding manner. I could go on and state how everyone looked but some may get jealous and I may get in trouble so I’ll leave it at that. I look forward to supporting you and your team in future events. A job done well.” -P. McLeod
“You all did an outstanding job with the ball in every respect. My family and I enjoyed the event. Thank you for organizing such a nice event for a wonderful cause.” -N. Singh
“A truly memorable and classy event. Trust it was a financial success as well. Looks like a tradition in the making.” -F. Lubsey