26th March, 2018
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (KYSS FM) –
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine presented a cheque for more than $16,000 to the Mol-Phil explorer group to support their programmes and activities.
The cheque, which was formally handed over last Thursday, March 22, was presented by Dr. Sean Callanan, dean of ross university, on behalf Adtalem, the school’s parent company.
In brief remarks, Callanan emphasized the importance of education to the school, adding that because of the approach used by the group, the institution was happy to fund a project that is empowering young people.
He told the members of the group that they are role models and added that the Young Explorers gives the children the opportunity to develop a positive attitude, a sense of responsibility, greater socialization skills and as an education beyond academics.
Dean Callanan also recognised the founder of the Mol-Phil explorers group, Inspector Rosemary Isles-Joseph, and her team for their dedication.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Osmond Petty, explained that the donation will, in part, be used to support a number developmental programmes including the development of a drum corps and ongoing after-school programmes.
RUSVM is a member of the coalition of support for St. Kitts-Nevis security initiatives that comprises several private sector entities.
The coalition has been a long time benefactor for and partner of the Ministry of National Security in the fight against crime.