(EMU) – St. Kitts, Tuesday, January 12, 2021: With no immediate end to the novel coronavirus in sight, the Ministry of Education accepted with earnest gratitude a donation of fifty (50) Infrared thermometers from Waters Anchor Center for Health and Wellness, a privately owned medical facility located in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts.
Speaking on behalf of Waters Anchor Center for Health and Wellness, Nurse
Theresa Hamilton expresses in the presence of principals from both the Primary and Secondary Schools within St. Kitts. In keeping with their aim “to promote health within the federation” Ms. Hamilton expressed they felt it a necessity to hand over to the Ministry of Education a donation of thermometers so as to ensure that schools are effectively equipped to comply with the National Covid-19 protocols.
In expressing gratitude, Minister of Education, Jonel Powell, commended Waters Anchor Center for health and Wellness on fulfilling their corporate responsibility, by giving back to the communities which they serve. He further posits that the donation was a good gesture as the thermometers are “tools of necessity”. Minister Powell further reminded those who were present to adhere to the Covid-19 protocols that have been implemented for their safety.
The minister also took this opportunity to extend New Year’s blessings to the principals, their respective faculties and students, he further thanked these educators for their hard work, dedication, tact and flexibility in handling the curveballs meted out to them through the presence of Covid-19. Principals were further encouraged to enforce adherence to the protocols as schools are deemed as high risk areas for the transmission of the virus. Minister Powell ended his remarks to the principals with a motivating phrase “Keep up the good work”.