June 8 Basseterre St. Kitts: Six students left the Robert
L. Bradshaw International Airport to pursue full scholarships offered by the Government of Mexico.
scholarships were accepted by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis following bi-lateral discussions and in keeping with its
policy to ensure that Kittitians and Nevisians prepare themselves for the challenges of globalisation.
Permanent Secretary in the Establishment Division, Mrs. Torfrida Rochester said the six are among eight persons who were awarded
full scholarships, which cover tuition, accommodation, living expenses, medical insurance, ground transportation from Mexico
City to the city in Mexico where they will pursue studies and a round trip airfare from St. Kitts to Mexico and return.
Audain will pursue a first degree in Economics; Dave Simon in Livestock Engineering; Sonia Boddie, International Studies;
Glenroy Morton, International Relations; Stuart Versailles, Agricultural Engineering and Gloria Bertie, Linguistics,”
said Mrs. Rochester.
said that Phyllis Koppel will leave in July to purse a masters degree in Communication studies and the reigning Ms. St. Kitts,
Johan Kelly, will go to Mexico in January to pursue a degree in tourism.
congratulate the students on their acceptance of the scholarships which will allow them to complete their specific degrees
and later embark on new professions. On their return they will not only be in possession of degrees but also fully bilingual,”