Kingston Bookshop heartily congratulates national champions
(different age groups) in the 2005 Jamaica Library Service
(JLS) Reading Competition. They are Jervine Richards (6-8)
- 8 years old from Frankfield Primary; Ainseanlea Campbell
(9-11) – 11 years old from Glenmuir High; Ariel
Graham (12-14) – 13 years old from Ocho Rios High
and Adult Champion Kamau Mahakoe novelist, reporter and
author. Her service point was the Greater Portmore Branch
Library, St. Catherine.
Kingston Bookshop is happy to put its support behind this
highly successful venture along with its sister activity,
the Reading Fair.
Steadman Fuller was one of the speakers at the launch
of the events. Directors Sonia and Shauna Fuller, along
with manager of the Educational Promotions Unit (EPU)
Mrs Euphemia Baugh, shared in activities at luncheon for
contestants. Miss Fuller attended the Finals of the reading
competition held in the studios of Television Jamaica
and made presentations.
Baugh headed the staff complement participating in the
Reading Fair on September 10.
This was a grand affair - held on the East lawn of Devon
House. Summer workers and others participated in a road
march from the Mandela Park up to Devon House.