UTech SHTM Student Awarded 2014 Governor-General’s Achievement Award June 18, 2015Posted by utechalumni in UTech News.
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School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM) first year student, Anthony Stephens, who is pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management, was among thirty nine (9) outstanding Jamaicans who were awarded the 2014 Governor-General’s Achievement Award (GGAA) for the county of Surrey at a special Awards Pinning Ceremony and Reception presented on November 27, 2014 at King’s House.
The Governor General’s Achievement Award was established to recognize the significant contribution of individuals at the community and national levels, individuals who have achieved despite difficult and challenging socio-economic circumstances and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in academia and voluntary service.
Stephens, who is described as a “model citizen” was awarded for his “excellence in community service, leadership and volunteerism.” At only 20 years old, he has lived a life of service through his involvement at his alma mater, St. Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) where he assumed several leadership roles prior to his graduation in 2014 which included 4-H Club President, Science and Technology Club President and Peer Counselor from 2010 – 2014. He has also served as President of the Junior Leaders’ League for the Kingston
4-H clubs and was a participant at the United Nations Virtual Youth Forum in 2014. He currently serves as a mentor to young persons at the 4-Way Youth Club in Kingston and a youth leader in at his local church.
The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the entire UTech community share in congratulating Anthony on his national achievement.
– Taken from UTech Broadcaster 18/06/2015
Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica