PRESS RELEASE – The Inter Secondary School Sports Programme 2014 opened officially last month under the theme “My Education, My Sports, M Life, My Goal”.
Twenty-eight secondary schools are expected to participate in the activity which will run feature a range of sporting disciplines including basketball, netball, volleyball, cricket and track and field.
Super J IGA continues to be a key partner of the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports where this activity is concerned, a relationship which has spanned over twenty years consistently. This was noted by the Minister of Youth Development and Sports Honorable Shawn Edwards, who pointed to the invaluable contribution of the supermarket chain and other sponsors especially now as the island faces an economic crunch and resources are limited.
In presenting the company’s $10,000 contribution DH Marketing and Corporate Communications Sariah Best-Joseph commended organisers on the theme selected to guide the games this year.
“Youth and Sports are two areas that we are deeply committed to and which captures a large part of our Corporate Social Responsibility budget. We recognise that the business of youth, requires commitment, it requires dedication, it requires resources and most of all sincerity on the part of those who support youth development activities. Our unwavering commitment sponsorship of this programme through sponsorship of the Under 16 Basketball championships for over 20 years is testimony to this,” noted Best Joseph.
Over the next few months secondary school students from across the island will be vying for top places in the various the sporting disciplines. The matches will be held at the VigieMulti Purpose Sports Centre and the Beusejour Indoor facility.