Press Release:–On Tuesday August 22, 2017 the Elks City of Castries Cooperative Credit Union announced the beneficiaries of its scholarship programme.
Janai Sylvestre, Kiana George were selected as the recipients for their academic performance at the 2017 Common Entrance Examinations.
The students and their parents gathered at the Credit Union on Thursday for a brief presentation ceremony where they were addressed by Mr Mario Boyce, President of the Union’s Board of Directors. “We need to continue to do something meaningful for the members we serve and once again we have come through for our membership”. Students were in receipt of a certificate and a cheque of $1500.00 each.
The scholars will attend the St. Joseph Convent and the Castries Comprehensive Schools and will be required to maintain a 70% average for the five year duration of their scholarship.
The Elks City of Castries, located on the corner of Brazil and Coral Street in Castries is a cooperative financial institution serving people living and working in Castries and its environs.
Mr. Boyce encouraged the students to remain focused and to enjoy their tenure in Secondary School. “As a credit union, we are founded on the philosophy of ‘people helping people,’ and we stand behind the principles that promote human development and social responsibility,” he added. “Offering these scholarships is just one way the Elks Credit Union adds value for our members and assists them with the increasing cost of higher education while emphasizing our commitment to their financial success.”