ALL LESTER VAUGHAN! It was a celebration type atmosphere at the Lester Vaughan Secondary yesterday, as the new Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships Boys’ champions brought the trophy to their Cane Garden St. Thomas location. Under-20 athlete Michael Nicholls handing over the championship plaque to Principal Captain Michael Boyce yesterday during morning assembly. Celebrations are expected to continue on Wednesday also.
THE celebrations are expected to continue well into this week in Cane Garden, as Burger King Lester Vaughan are still revelling in their historic win in the Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships. After finding victory for the first time ever at the end of the inter-school meet last week, the athletes were toasted during assembly at the school yesterday.
In an interview with The Barbados Advocate, Principal Captain Michael Boyce explained that the win was long in coming, and that he believed that it would serve as a catalyst for greater accomplishments for the school in the future.
“I think that it is fantastic that we are finally able to celebrate what I know lost of people believed that we should have been celebrating a long while ago. The students and the coach and the teachers have worked so hard over the last few years, and I am elated for them.