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CC88 Inc presents $300k in scholarships to students at alma mater

Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Members of the CC88 (Cornwall College Class of 1988) Inc, a non-profit organisation that is incorporated in Florida and Jamaica, recently presented five scholarships valued at over $300,000 to students — based on academic merit and financial needs — during a visit to the Montego Bay-based institution.

“One of the initiatives that this group has embraced is the belief that everyone should be given a chance irrespective of their financial situation and, therefore, the group is committed to providing five scholarships per year on a two-year basis for students demonstrating the 'Men of Might' qualities,” said Ronald Smart, the president of the group.

He added that the CC88 group believes that Cornwall College provided its members with “the tools required to be 'Men of Might', and so we are voluntarily compelled to give back in a meaningful way, and this is just one of the many ways we are giving back.”

The group also presented the school's administration with a laptop computer during the brief ceremony, which was held during the school's general assembly.

Last September the group also delivered two new player benches to the school, just before the start of the daCosta Cup football competition.




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