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25 receive Bursary Awards

Twenty-five young people, the children of Officers, Other Ranks and Civilian employees of the Guyana Defence Force, were today presented with Bursaries following their success at the National Grade Six Examinations. This year's top awardees were, Queens College student, Shelby Williams, the daughter of Sergeant Melissa Gomes; Ronuku Caulder, the son of Major Ron Caulder; and Anna Jeffers, daughter of Associate Force Chaplain, Civilian George Jeffers. Caulder and Jeffers are both attending the Bishops High School.

The presentation of the Bursaries, continues the Force's policy of tangibly recognising the academic achievements of the children of its members. They are meant to assist the students through-out their five-year sojourn at secondary school.