Local high school students partner to clean city of Roseau

first_img Sharing is caring! EducationLocalNewsSecondary Local high school students partner to clean city of Roseau by: – January 23, 2012 Share Tweet 368 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Share (L-R) Teachers Mrs. Natasha Jervier-Maxwell and Vershanti Raymond with students of the St. Martin’s Secondary School.Students of four high schools within the city of Roseau partnered with Junior Minister of Tourism Kitwani Carbon to clean the City.On Saturday, students of the Convent High School, the Dominica Grammar School, St. Martin’s Secondary School, the St. Mary’s Academy and the Wesley High School.Natasha Jervier-Maxwell and Vershanti Raymond teachers of the St. Martin’s High School told Dominica Vibes News that the clean up was the Junior Tourism Minister’s way of encouraging young people to get involved in doing positive things to help develop the country.“This is a collaboration among the St. Martin’s Secondary School, the SMA, the Convent High School, the Dominica Grammar School, the Wesley High School and the whole program was initiated by the Junior Minister of Tourism Kitwani Carbon of the Convent High School and her intention was to do something positive so she thought of getting the youth to clean Roseau and of course we know that the youth are part of all the litter that is going on.”Second group of St. Martin’s Secondary School students at Saturday’s clean up.According to Natasha Jervier-Maxwell the initiative has taught the students the importance of not littering as they experienced firsthand the level of work involved in keeping the city clean.“The initiative created positive influence on them; the children figured that they can never dirty Roseau again because they had to pass and clean and they saw how much work it involved and what it entailed and they quite enjoyed themselves.”Maxwell praised Carbon for the initiative and believes that it should be repeated by the students after the carnival holiday scheduled for February 20th and 21st. Dominica Vibes Newslast_img