Sprinter Michael Frater is the 2014 recipient of the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence. Frater was honoured at the annual Courtney Walsh Award ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on October 16 but unable to attend due to injury. The award was received on his behalf by Laurel Smith, a member of his management team. [...]read more »
CHASE SIGNS NEW MOU TO HELP EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHERS MOVE UP THE PROFESSIONAL LADDER
Another cadre of early childhood education teachers will get the opportunity to move up the professional ladder, due to a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education Fund (CHASE) and teachers training institutions on November 11. The ceremony was held in the Norman Manley Suite at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston this morning...READ MORE
The Courtney Walsh Award
The Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence is awarded annually to recognise exemplary qualities in a Jamaican national between 18 to 40 years of age who has represented Jamaica at the senior level in the field of sports. In May 2003, at a function held in Ambassador Courtney Walsh’s honour, the then Prime Minister, the Most Honourable P. J. Patterson, announced an annual cash award to a person who has represented Jamaica in the field of sport more...