QRC class of '79 celebrates with three-day events
- QRC class of '79 celebrates with three-day events
With Pan Royale 2004 (T&T Steelpan and Jazz Festival) history, past
students of Queen's Royal College continue to be busy, generating
critically needed funds for the institution. Future projects include the
annual Old Boys' dinner on November 13, the January 8 Outta de Blue
all-inclusive Carnival fete.
However, before these events, the Class of '79 Reunion is celebrating its
25th anniversary, marking quarter-century since its students' Forms four
and five and six graduations. The members of the team will celebrate with
an all-inclusive three-day event. In addition to providing an opportunity
for "old boys" to unwind, reconnect with classmates, and remember the
old days" at QRC, the three-day soiree also includes for families.
The three-day package commences on November 12, with a Friday Lime at the
Skyview Lounge of the Cascadia Hotel, St Ann's, from 6.30 pm. Organisers
say that premium drinks and "good food" will be in abundance.
The Class of '79 also intends making its presence felt at this year's Old
Boys' Association dinner, scheduled for 7 pm at the school's grounds.
of '79 official Kenrick Harrinauth said this week, "imagine we getting
calls from old boys from the 60's and 50's wishing us congrats on de
Reunion, many who currently reside abroad."
To round off the three days, the Class of '79 Family Day will be held on
November 14, from 11.30 am at the QRC grounds. The day's itinerary
small goal, all fours and cricket, food, drinks (including Solo in the
bottle, a staple beverage for QRC students of yesteryear), and cutters.
The entire three-day package costs $500, and cheques can be made
Class of '79. A commemorative Class of '79 reunion magazine is also being
produced and old boys are invited to submit pictures, notes, articles,
anecdotes or jokes about their "QRC experience" for inclusion in this
Most of the proceeds from the three-day affair will be placed in a trust
fund to help current QRC students who are identified by principal William
Carter as being in financial need.
The Class of '79 also intends establishing a mentorship programme, as
as initiate career guidance seminars. Harrinauth added: "Our reunion must
have a positive impact on the lives of QRC boys, past as well as current.
"We promise the ultimate all-inclusive reunion; an enduring keepsake,
celebrating a lifetime of great memories, not to mention an
give something back to the college."
For more details or to submit your contribution to the magazine, contact:-
Kenrick Harrinauth (Tel: 663-9614/685-6216; e-mail: hfarc@...);
Felix Gomez (Tel: 625-4079/682-5945; e-mail: fgomez@...); or,
Errol Ashby (Tel: 680-9878/632-0962; e-mail: eashby@...)