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UDC Hosts Funfest to Celebrate 2016 GSAT Awardees

UDC Awards GSAT bursaries: Shawn Scarlett, financial controller at the St Ann Development Company, an associate entity of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) expresses delight as her daughter Jo-Ann Scarlett receives a bursary of $10,000 from Anthony Smith, Deputy General Manager, Corporate Services on August 24, 2016. The UDC took time out to celebrate the achievement of children of staff members from across the island, who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and will be moving on to high school in September. Radio personality Jennifer “Jenny Jenny” Small was the energetic guide throughout the programme where 30 students were presented with cash incentives of $10,000.00 each. Awardees were also treated to rides and refreshment. Since the inception of the annual GSAT awards programme, the UDC has spent approximately $2.1 million, benefitting many children across Jamaica.