Penwood early childhood school renamed in honour of Fraser-Pryce
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Penwood Church of Christ Early Childhood Institution in Waterhouse, St Andrew, has been renamed the Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Early Childhood Institution.

Fraser-Pryce made the announcement via her social media account.

“I’m excited to announce that the very place I started my journey, where I learned my ABCs, and ran my first race -- Penwood Early Childhood is now The Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Early Childhood Institution!!!,” Fraser-Pryce tweeted.

“They were like my second family; always there to support me way before I even knew I was going to become an elite athlete… so I’m giving back in as many ways as I can,” she added.

Fraser-Pryce, who is widely regarded as one the greatest female sprinters of all time, is a three-time Olympic champion, 10-time World champion, five-time Diamond League 100m winner. In addition, she ran a world-leading 10.62 seconds and a historic seven sub-10.70 races over the 100m this season, the most by any woman in the history of athletics.

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