KFC Makes Inaugural Water Street Schools Meet “So good”

KFC is proving its commitment to the development of youth sports in the Barbados with its most recent donation to the Christ Church Girl’s and Milton Lynch Primary Schools’ (formerly Christ Church Boys Primary) athletic championships.

This year, the two Water Street, Christ Church institutions came together to host the inaugural joint athletic meet at the National Stadium, held Monday 30th January 2012.

Heralded as an historic event the track and field meet builds on the already strong bond developed between the two schools over their long and storied history, with a view to forging even stronger ties going forward.

Marketing Coordinator at KFC, Shekelia Barrow (left), presenting one of the shirts provided to the meet’s officials to Minister of Education, Ronald "AX" Jones.

To help make this event a successful and memorable one KFC came on board to lend its support with the donation of Tee shirts worn by the meet’s 75 officials.

Marketing Coordinator at KFC, Shekelia Barrow, said KFC was honoured to play a role in making this historical event possible, noting the company’s continued efforts at working closely with the youth of Barbados:

Over the years KFC has made a concerted effort to get involved with the youth, especially through sports, as evidenced by our sponsorship of the football, cricket, and basketball teams of St. Stephens Primary, Ellerslie Secondary and the Combermere School respectively. We are happy to add the Christ Church Girls and Milton Lynch Primary schools to this list and look forward to a long-lasting partnership.”

KFC will also be continuing there assistance through sponsoring the athletes of Christ Church Girls Primary at this year’s National Primary School’s Athletic Championships (NAPSAC) which begin on February 28, 2012 and culminate on March 20, 2012.

Christ Church Girls Primary, the returning Zone champs from last year’s championships, will also be participating in the Trevor Straughan Cross Country Run in which they have been victorious over the last two years.

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