The New Bahamas Academy Officially Opens For Services
November 21, 2013 Filed in: Education
Article By: Patrice Williams-Gordon
Special Events Co-ordinator, SBC
Sunday November 17, 2013 marked the official opening of the new facilities that houses the one hundred year old educational institution, Bahamas Academy group of School. With much pump and pageantry the friends and well-wishers of the school gathered to mark the momentous occasion. The ten million dollar facility was officially declared opened by the Honourable Jerome K. Fitzgerald Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas who represented the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. President of Northern Caribbean University, Dr. Trevor Gardener, delivered the keynote address while the oldest living alumni, Mrs. Elizabeth Moses, executed the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon. Special tributes were made to Dr. Leonard Johnson, former board chairman, and Mr. Winston Ash for their outstanding contributions to the actualization of this reality.