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Youthlink, Honey Bun heat things up at Marymount

A contestant in the modelling competition

MARYMOUNT HIGH School, located in Highgate, St Mary, proved itself to be a very energetic and vibrant school community when the Youthlink/Honey Bun High Achievers School Tour visited the institution on Friday, November 8. The sun was quite hot, but that did not stop the students from coming out to participate in the events. When action got under way, they were overcome with excitement, making it one of the most memorable
tours yet.

Not surprisingly, the students immediately gravitated towards the vibrant, upbeat music pumping from the sound boxes on top of the Youthlink truck... read more

Youthlink, Honey Bun call on St Mary Technical’s high achievers

A student with a Honey Bun product during the modeling competition.

THE YOUTH LINK/HONEY Bun High Achievers School Tour ventured on a 50km expedition to an address in Cuffy Gully, Richmond, St Mary, to St Mary Technical High School on November 8 for a creative and exciting day of activities.

Students, teachers, staff and persons within the community came out in their numbers, signifying their support for the initiative, purchased copies of Youthlink, and were provided with a Squeezz drink and product from Honey Bun. One particular individual, who goes by the name ‘Sunny’, became so captivated by the Honey Bun dance team that he joined in on the fun... read more

Youthlink, Honey Bun bring excitement to Bridgeport

Honey Bun eating competition.

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School, located in St Catherine, got in on the excitement surrounding the Youthlink/Honey Bun High Achievers School Tour on November 5. Despite the overwhelming heat that visibly discomforted them, the students were highly enthusiastic, very involved in the proceedings of the tour, and demonstrated that fun and entertainment are ingrained in them by displaying a variety of talent in the creativity segment of the programme.
“The students at Bridgeport High are extremely talented! The male dancers were definitely gifted, but it was the females who really took the show.... read more

Adeika Perrin, determined to mentor

  IF YOU were to ask 18-year-old Adeika Perrin just why he chooses a life of servitude through his many mentorship responsibilities, he will simply tell you,"it's not what you get from it, but who you become from it." At least, that's what he told Youthlink.

Now an upper sixth-form student at Belmont Academy, Adeika is heavily involved in school life, where he is a proud mentor in all of his school's mentorship programmes for boys. Among his responsibilities, she lists being a refect, a dean's assistant, the external adviser for the Belmont Academy Students' Council body, a peer... read more

Tichfield High ‘OPEN TO PURPOSE

Karen Mussington from Grace Food Drink giving away gift bags to students.

THE RONDELL Positive Music’s ‘Open To Purpose’ Devotional School Tour continued its journey of inspiring the younger generation when the team visited Tichfield High School on Monday, October 28. The morning’s proceedings began with the setting up of the booth by lead sponsor Grace Food Drink. They provided students with breakfast shakes, ranging from Walnut Caramel and Butter Almond to Tropical Strawberry and Smooth Vanilla, along with snacks from Frito-Lay, as well as Catherine’s Peak Spring Water. The scene was peaceful and very relaxing, especially as the school is situated right by the... read more

Waterford’s High Achievers welcome Youthlink/Honey Bun

Four second-form students posing with Sparkling CranWATA, Honey Bun products and Youthlink.

IT WAS a hot, sunny day, but that didn’t sap the energy from the Youthlink/Honey Bun High Achievers School Tour at Waterford High School, located at 94 Waterford Parkway, St Catherine, on November 5. The smiling faces welcomed the team, and the energetic students to whom they belong were ready and willing to help the team to set up for the full force of the tour that was to come.

The event began with upbeat, vibrant, popular music pumping from the sound boxes atop the Youthlink trucks that drew the attention of many of the students in the school yard. To the left of all the... read more

Spalding High welcomes Youthlink/Honey Bun School Tour

Honey Bun dancing competition.

THE YOUTHLINK/HONEY Bun High Achievers School Tour ventured to Spalding High School on October 29 to give the students at the cool, Clarendon-based institution – surrounded by luxuriant and attractive plant life – a day to remember.

“If I lived here, I would not bother to bathe in the morning to come to school. I would bathe after school, but not in the morning or in the night. The water in the pipes here [is] too cold,” said comical media personality and MC of the tour, Cornelius Grant.

His declaration received an amused response from the crowd of students who filled the... read more

College students receive SJF bursaries

Representatives from The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation with the scholarship recipients.

ON OCTOBER 25, 2019, The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation (SJF) handed over more than J$3.3 million to 49 students from seven tertiary institutions, to offset their educational expenses. This is part of the foundation’s ongoing efforts to encourage the advancement of Jamaicans through education and, specifically, Spanish language acquisition, given the extensive benefits that may be derived from such a skill.

At the scholarship handover, students of Montego Bay and Brown’s Town community colleges were given partial scholarships to assist with the payment of their school fees, while... read more

Youthlink/Honey Bun Tour

Emmett Elliott shows some love for Honey Bun.

THE YOUTH LINK/HONEY Bun High Achievers School tour made its way to the corner of Young and Ellis streets in St Catherine in search of Spanish Town High School. Upon arrival, the students and teachers were in the middle of a session, but when they saw the Honey Bun vehicle and Youthlink team, eyes gazed in curiosity and whispers began around the compound.

Popular media personality Cornelious Grant grabbed the mic and announced the presence of both companies, and when the high-tempo music and vibrant moves from the Honey Bun dancers began, within minutes, scores of students and... read more

Inspiring a culture of charity

'More of them should be involved in charity and use the lofe of bread that they have to give back'

PUTTING SERVICE above self and making good use of the figurative 'loaf of bread' we all have is a powerful school of thought for Old Harbour High School student Tajay Francis, and he wants to get other young men thinking
this way, too.

"I think that as it is in Jamaica, our young men are falling behind," he said. "More of them should be involved in charity and use the loaf of bread that they have to give back, so that other young men see them as a role model and see them doing good," he shared.

This is something Tajay believes will steer Jamaican boys in a positive... read more

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