Spalding High welcomes gifts from MP, former principal

Friday, October 12, 2018

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SPALDING, Clarendon – As part of an effort to improve reading capacity, Member of Parliament for Clarendon North Western, Richard Azan recently handed over $500,000 to the Spalding High School from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

The Clarendon North Western Constituency office said the school used the money to buy five computers, reading kits and books.

Azan has also pledged to seek assistance to build a “proper reading centre to ensure that learning takes place in a comfortable environment”.

Funds from a retirement function for the school's past principal, Alphonsus Davis, was also handed over to Spalding High's reading department.

The constituency office said that for the past seven years the MP, through the CDF, has been channelling $500,000 annually to vocational areas at high schools in the constituency. This, a release from the constituency office said, has resulted in an increase in the number of students entered for examinations and the quality of passes.

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