A big ‘Thank you’ to ICBL was yelled by these first form students of Springer Memorial School yesterday when they received the new benches, as (L-R) Marketing and Communications Assistant, ICBL, Damian Mascoll, Principal Pauline Benjamin, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, ICBL, Alex Tasker and First Form Year Head, Francis Thompson looked on.
Beyond raising funds themselves to help construct a sports arena on the school’s grounds, the staff and students of the Springer Memorial School are extending an appeal to more of corporate Barbados to contribute and advance the process to completion.
The petition for greater support came from both the Principal Pauline Benjamin and the Head of Physical Education, Julie Phillips.
On Tuesday, Benjamin, standing on the property loaned to the school from the neighbouring Government House, said, “Springer Memorial does not have a lot of space and [while] you’ll hear of our winning the Interschool Sports very often, little is known about the fact that we do not have any pasture anywhere to play really or to practice. This is the area that we are now trying to annex in this regard.”
Therefore, she urged, “We would love to have any assistance to get this area [developed]. We as a schoo...