First Lady attends Woodley Park Primary School’s Christmas party
Georgetown, Guyana – (December 14, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, joined the students and teachers of Woodley Park Primary School, West Coast Berbice, Demerara-Mahaica (Region Five) to usher in the Christmas season at the school’s Annual Christmas Party.
The First Lady was given a warm welcome when she arrived at the school. “I’d like to thank the Head Mistress of Woodley Park Primary for inviting me here today… and to wish you all a very merry Christmas. I’m very happy to be here,” the First Lady said.
The party opened with a medley of Christmas carols such as “Away in a Manger” and “Joy to the World” sung by the Grade Six Choir. Petite Leanna Bharrat charmed the audience with her confident recitation of the poem “The Day before Christmas”. Her performance was quickly followed by the recitation of another poem by the duo Zarefa Salick and Trishana Bharrat. The First Lady then assisted in the distribution of gifts to the children before the close of the party.
Mrs. Savitri Khan, Head Mistress (AG), Ms. Shivonne Williams, Grade Six Teacher and Choir Mistress, other teachers, Ms. Carol Smith-Joseph, Regional Councillor and Administrator of the Hugo Chavez Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration and several members of staff from the Centre also attended the party.