St. Cuthbert’s Secondary School receives table tennis gear

The Ministry of Education on Friday handed over two complete table tennis sets to St. Cuthbert’s Secondary School.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer with responsible of Amerindian Hinterland Education Development (DCEO-AHED), Marti DeSouza said that this is in keeping with the Ministry’s vision to produce rounded students. He added that it will also enhance the school’s Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) Physical Education programme.

DCEO-AHED, Marti DeSouza speaking to some of the students

“It is a little gesture of where we want to be heading in terms of sports development and producing well rounded individuals not just in academics.”

He encouraged the students to get involved in the sport.

DCEO-AHED, Marti DeSouza plays a friendly game with a student

This is part of a larger programme which will see secondary schools across the hinterland being given access to sporting equipment.

St. Cuthbert’s Secondary School Headteacher, Janice Williams expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Education for the timely donation.

DCEO-AHED, Marti DeSouza

The equipment is part of the second tranche of 50 table tennis tables from the People’s Republic of China through the Embassy in Guyana and is aimed at promoting the sport in schools.

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