The annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will be held tomorrow, Saturday, November 10, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The ceremony is being hosted under the theme: Architects of the Future, and approximately 1,039 students are eligible to graduate with diplomas, certificates and Unit Certificates from different programmes and disciplines. These include the divisions of Automotive and Welding Engineering; Agriculture; Business; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Human Ecology; and Building Studies.
The graduands also include students from the Distance and Continuing/Open and Flexible Division, who will be graduating in areas such as Child Care and Nursery Management; Photovoltaic Installation; Sound Technology for Events; Plumbing for Home Owners; and Housekeeping.
The Valedictorian will be Melanie Worrell from the Division of Human Ecology, Nursing Auxiliary Studies. She achieved a perfect Grade Point Average of 4.0.