Four Coconut Bay Employees Receive Financial Support for the Educational Advancement of their Children

PRESS RELEASE: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa is keeping its commitment to support the educational advancement of our national’s children. One month after implementing its 5th Season of the Cocoland Little Leaders Programmme (which provides learning materials to all Early Childhood Learning Centres on the island), the hotel issued bursaries to staff members to assist in the education of their children at a recent ceremony. This year the resort is once again providing financial support through its annual Common Entrance Scholarship Awards Programme. The programme has been expanded this year to benefit four (4) students whose parents are staff members.

Proud Father & Daughter

Proud Father & Daughter

The Staff members whose children were awarded this year emanated from the Maintenance, Grounds, Kids Klub and Kitchen Departments. Three of the beneficiaries of this year’s Common Entrance Scholarship Awards were selected on the basis of performance merit having ranked among the highest scores from the applications submitted. The forth recipient was categorized as a “special” case. The scores of those based on performance were as follows: 79%, 82.67% and 85% respectively. The students who have benefited from this year’s Common Entrance Scholarship Awards Programme are attending: the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary and the Micoud Secondary Schools.

Mother and Daughter savoring the Moment

Mother and Daughter savoring the Moment

This year’s Scholarship awards which is being spearheaded by the hotel’s Sports & Social Committee provided individual bursaries of EC $1500.00 each to the two highest ranked scores while the other two recipients received EC $1000.00 each.

Another Proud Father & Daughter

Another Proud Father & Daughter

The Annual Common Entrance Scholarship Award is one of the many privileges which staff at resort benefits from. The award is geared towards assisting qualifying parents/students in meeting  the initial cost of Secondary School Education.

Mother beaming with Pride and her son one of the Recipients

Other privileges among which Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa staff benefit from include: Benefits from Assets Sales, Discounted Day Passes and Birthday recognitions and gifts.

Hotel Manager Zachary Frangos in commenting on this year’s awards, stated: “Support for programmes of this nature represents a core philosophical outlook of the resort, which is one that places strong value on the critical role of education as a pathway for future growth and  development”. In this regard the resort has taken a strategic position to focus and invest in the nation’s children as the custodians of our future prospects”.

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa will continue to demonstrate this commitment to the education of our children in the coming years.

3 Comments

  1. Jay
    November 1, 2017 at 12:05 pm Reply

    Keep it up …the educational needs are of paramount importance.

    Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
    Kofi Annan

  2. Anonymous
    November 1, 2017 at 4:14 pm Reply

    Well done Cocount Bay. Good motivation for the staff.

  3. Anonymous
    November 1, 2017 at 4:17 pm Reply

    Good job we need more of that

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