(September 26, 2023)- The Sister Hazel Campayne Block at the St Rose’s High School was on Tuesday commissioned by the Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand.
The $515.07M three-storey building is equipped with ten classrooms, a furnished Information Technology laboratory for research and development, a library for advanced document research, a new centralised Headteacher’s office, an auditorium, a cafeteria, and an open courtyard.
While delivering the feature address, Minister Manickchand stated that the block was named after Sister Hazel Campayne to honour the contributions of the Ursuline Sisters’ Convent made in the education sector.
“Sister Hazel, this block is being named after you in recognition of what you yourself contributed. I would also like to ask the other sisters to accept this, as our thank you and our recognition of the role you would have played for decades in this country.”
Additionally, the Education Minister stated that the new facilities provide common spaces for students to interact and learn from each other. She further encouraged the students to take advantage of the opportunities presented.
Acting Principal of the St Rose’s High School, Ms. Rayon Tobin stated that the new structure will incorporate many aspects of the school’s original wooden design. She noted that both the students and teachers of the institution are pleased with the school’s new block as provides a conducive learning environment.
Chairman of the Board of Governors at the St Rose’s High School, Mr. Kenrick Thomas noted that the school has now been given “a breath of new life”. He further expressed gratitude to all involved in the project, particularly the Minister and Ministry of Education for the support provided.