A local band is for the second year continuing in its commitment towards assisting youth on island.
The Triple Kay Band Thursday awarded scholarships to two students who will be entering high school for the school year 2016.2017.
The students Jaheim James and Aviscia Mitchell were selected through a partnership between the band and the Welfare Division, and were chosen based on need and achievement in the Grade 6 national assessment.
Band member Jeoffrey Joseph says the band members were pleased to be able to present the scholarships to the students.
Joseph encouraged the students to remain positive and focused.
Triple Kay Band member Jeoffrey Joseph
Lead vocalist of the band Wayne 'Benji' Benjamin also spoke to the students on the importance of their education.
He noted the importance of proper education to the society.
Lead vocalist of the Triple Kay band Wayne 'Benji' Benjamin
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