Ritchies gets new early childhood centre
Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites (third left), Ritchies Early Childhood Institution student, Dantonique Schloss (forefront), and early childhood development officer, Region 6, Simone Riley Morris cut the ribbon symbolising the official opening of the Ritchies Early Childhood Institution during a ceremony at the institution's premises in Ritchies, North West Clarendon on Wednesday. Sharing in the moment (from background left) are: Principal Arnella Morris; MP Richard Azan, and general manager, finance, Jamaica Social Investment Fund, Orville Hill. Construction of the newly built Ritchies Early Childhood Institution in North West Clarendon, located approximately nine kms from the town of Spalding, was undertaken by the Caribbean Development Bank/Community Investment Project, which is being implemented by JSIF. The school has 90 students and four teachers.