Updated: Sep 29
In a move that demonstrates our commitment to supporting the educational pursuits of young and promising minds, the Gateway Co-operative Credit Union (2017) Limited awarded the Herman Johnson and Bayley Haye Tertiary Scholarships/Bursaries to nine students on September 20th, 2023. The total funds committed to these scholarships? One Million, Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,400,000.00) Jamaican Dollars.
The atmosphere was charged with excitement and hope for the future. These scholarships not only provide financial relief for the recipients but also emphasize the importance of higher education and the belief that our youth are indeed the leaders of tomorrow.
Present at the award ceremony was Nicole Haughton, who holds the position of Marketing & Communications Manager at the Gateway Co-operative Credit Union. She was joined by the organization's CEO, Mr. Ornell Bedasse, and Mr. Cleveland Parker. Their presence highlighted the institution's dedication to the program and the students they were supporting.
For the students, this scholarship means more than just funds; it signifies the community's trust in their capabilities and the opportunities that education can open up for them. The smiles, gratitude, and hope in their eyes were a testament to the positive impact such initiatives can have.
We'd like to extend our heartiest congratulations to all the scholarship recipients. Your dedication and hard work have brought you here, and with the support of institutions like Gateway Co-operative Credit Union, the sky's the limit!
Remember, investing in education is investing in the future. Together, we can build a brighter tomorrow!