April 2010 Volume 7

Churchill Neita Junior Inter-form Quiz Competition for 2010

Author: Twan Beckford

Kadeem Campbell Accepts Trophy

Another year of intense competition has marked the end of the ninth season of the K. Churchill Neita Inter-form Quiz competition which was staged on the Melbourne Park Campus. Last year I wrote that 2009 was our most challenging year financially but it can now be said that 2010 is   read more

Gibson Relays: Girls' team breaks meet record

Author: Everton Barrett

Ontario Striders

DURHAM -- A number of promising track athletes posted strong results at the Gibson Relays in Jamaica.

The All Age Junior High team broke the meet record in the heats of the 4x100 with a time of 49.07. The team placed third in the finals with a time of   read more

Kiwanis Key Club Debate Champions 2010

Author: Michael Bennett

KC Debate Team

In 2009 the Kingston College Key Club debating team emerged victorious among the nine high school Key Clubs that entered the debating competition sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Kingston. With very hard working and devoted members the confident KC team went about the matter of debating their points   read more

Daughter of KCOB signs movie deal with Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Author: Dr. Glen Laman

Debra Ehrhardt

The highly acclaimed one woman play, Jamaica Farewell, has been optioned by Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson.

Jamaica Farewell was written and is performed by Debra Ehrhardt whose father, Paul Phillips, attended KC in the 1950's.

Rita Wilson has performed on Broadway, where   read more

Pinnock Family Awards Scholarship to KC Student

Author: Dr. Glen Laman

Mrs. Edris Pinnock presents Christon Noyan with scholarship

Christon Noyan is the first recipient of the Pinnock Family Educational Award which is a needs based scholarship awarded to students who show exceptional academic prowess, good all around citizenship, and integrity.  

Application for the scholarship includes an essay outlining how the candidate plans to capitalize on this investment   read more

Andrea Martin Rose is Teacher of the Year at Melbourne

Author: Staff reporter KC Times

Andrea Martin Rose

Social Studies teacher, Andrea Marcia Martin-Rose was elected by her peers and presented with the prestigious ‘teacher of the year for the Melbourne campus’ award at the 4th Annual Teacher’s Luncheon held at Waterfalls on Wednesday, March 24, 2010.

The effervescent, omni-present and hardworking 8th grade coordinator, confessed she   read more

Champs 2010

Author: Dr. Cedric Lazarus

Champs 2010

By now everyone knows that Wolmer’s won Boys Champs 2010 and everyone should also know by now that they won in 1910 too! KC and Calabar both put on good shows this year but the team from Wolmer’s was slightly better over the four days of Champs and won by   read more

Founders’ Day “Weekend Celebrations”

Author: Winston Stewart

Front L-R: Leon Tucker, Sedley Morris, Garey Richards, Glen Laman, Conrad "Atom" Jones & Derrick Wright
Back L-R: Winston Stewart, Seymour "Ricky" Edwards, Johnny Walker, Karl Stewart, Alan "Barry" Miller & Patrick Hector

The 16th April 2010 marked the 85th anniversary of the founding of Kingston College by the Anglican Church. If we are clear in our minds and understand the situation in the 1920’s, we would readily accept that K.C. was in fact the brainchild of a then young priest called Percival   read more

A Few Words from the Editor

Author: Dr. Glen Laman

Glen Laman

Congratulations to Wolmer’s on winning the 100th edition of Champs. While we are sorry the trophy is not going back to North Street, we have to admit it was a great story for Wolmers—winning the 1st and the 100th editions of the most exciting high school track and field   read more

Vin Blaine Voted in as President of Revived Jamaica Football Coaches Association (JCFA)

Author: Basil Waite

Vin Blaine

KCOB Vin Blaine was voted in as President of the JFCA at their  AGM on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The election which took place at the Mico University also saw Curven Whyte-Vice President; Eric Williams-General Secretary and Marcus Parkinson-Treasurer voted into office. Guest speaker at the AGM was Paul Banta,   read more

KCOBA (Toronto) Sponsors Andre St. Marie in York University's Leadership Program

Author: Lance Seymour

Andre Patrick St.Marie

Name: Andre Patrick St.Marie
Age: 15-years-old
School: Kingston College
Form: 4th
Religion: Christianity

Interests and Hobbies:
In my leisure time I enjoy playing video games and football with friends, meeting new people, reading, watching television, using the computer and browsing the internet. I enjoy   read more

Cecile Lawrence is 2010 Teacher of the Year for North Street

Author: Staff reporter KC Times

Teacher's Luncheon 2010 - Click to enlarge image

Cecile Ann Patrice Lawrence was honored with the 2010 Teacher of the year award at the 4th Annual Teacher’s Luncheon held at Waterfalls on Wednesday, March 24, 2010.

Cecile came to Kingston College in September 1998 and has become a stalwart among the academic staff. She holds a Bachelor   read more

Paul Daly, Host of HGTV, Visits KC

Author: Dale Keizs

Paul Daly at KC

Paul Daly, internationally acclaimed host of Home and Garden Television (HGTV), was guest of Kingston College March 24 to 26, 2010.

Paul was educated at George Brown College, Toronto, Canada. A certified carpenter and instructor of carpentry; Paul serves on the executive board of the Carpenters Union,   read more

A Gift from Canada

Author: Reprinted from Jamaica Observer

A gift from Canada

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Kingston College woodwork student Donald Williams (left) accepts part of a donation of equipment worth Can$20,000 (J$1.6 million) from Paul Daly, representing the United brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America at KC's North Street location yesterday. Sharing the moment (from left) are   read more