National Bank sponsors CFBC Debating Team

Basseterre 22/2/2013 – National Bank Marketing Manager Shirna Pemberton met up with the CFBC Debating team at the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport on Wednesday, February 20.

Six (6) vibrant young persons departed our shores on Wednesday to participate in the 41st Leeward Island Debating Competition (LIDC) in Antigua, a competition described as one of excellence and brilliance.

Mrs. Pemberton offered words of encouragement and advice to the anxious yet optimistic debaters who were all very sure of their readiness to face their opponents. Mrs. Delores Stapleton Harris, Vice President, Academic & Student Affairs expressed profound thanks and appreciation on behalf of the institution to National Bank.

“CFBC has always recognized National Bank as one of its major benefactors and looks forward indeed to a successful partnership as we continue to meet the needs of our students and society through capacity building”, Harris said.

National Bank savors this opportunity to grow its highly diversified Youth Development Programme by sponsoring this event which focuses on research, elocution and writing skills.

The team, comprising of Andre Knight, Jonelle Irish, Alphea Browne, Simoneth Williams, Jared Joseph and Nigencia James, other members of the CFBC Debating Society, will be accompanied by Staff Sponsor Mr. Akeem Bacchus and Lecturer Ms. Laverne Brookes.

St. Kitts has been many times victorious, taking the coveted championship 10 times in 41 years.

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