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GBTI concludes summer camp

first_imgThe Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) on Friday concluded its one-week summer camp, which was organised to facilitate members of its Early Savers Club.The activities were organised via a partnership with the Kids Today Leaders Tomorrow (KTLT) TV programme, whereby facilitators were present throughout the week to engage a total of 38 children in creative activities. After the five days, the activities culminated with an exhibit of the art pieces which were created by the participants.The junior group, which featured children ages seven to 10, was facilitated by theParticipants of the summer camprenowned literary activist, Allan Fenty, in folklore and storytelling. Meanwhile, the senior group, comprising children ages 11 to 15, was engaged by the KTLT facilitator, Tanika Sanichara in craft sessions.Both facilitators stated that the summer camp was a success as the children were given the opportunity to engage in constructive activities.“The craft that I did for the juniors is actually simple material craft with paper. Most of it was paper. I bring things for them that they can be able to make at home and that they can learn,” Sanichara stated.She added, “For the older group, I tried to put things in place that actually caught their attention like the phone and pencil holder. We also did t-shirts where they do whatever they want, so you actually see what comes out of them.”According to the producer of the KTLT programme, Robin St Marthe, the show is aSome of the students viewing their artworkgreat way for children to socialise and learn valuable life skills and experiences. With the continuous growth of the show, they are hoping to create a KTLT club to include even more children.At the end of the camp, the students were awarded with a certificate for their participation.GBTI Senior Manager of Finance and Accounts, Shawn Gurcharran said the event has become a part of GBTI as the Bank understood the needs of its Early Savers Club Members and its other customers.last_img read more

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Falcons perched atop the SCC

first_imgOn Friday, the Cerritos College baseball team didn’t waste any time climbing to the top of the South Coast Conference standings. Freshman Jerry Pena went 3 for 6 with two runs scored and sophomore Jose Serrano went 2 for 6 with two RBI and two runs scored as the Falcons went on the road and defeated L.A. City 13-4 in their conference opener. UCLA 11, Long Beach State 0 Krista Colburn went 2 for 3 with three RBI and two runs scored and Lisa Dodd, Megan Langenfeld and Jaisa Creps each had two RBI to lead the Bruins past the visiting 49ers at the Stacy Wineberg Memorial Tournament. UCLA (12-5), which entered the game ranked 12th in the nation, got an excellent pitching performance from Anjelica Selden, who allowed just one hit while striking out seven. Panita Thanatharn had the only hit of the game for Long Beach State, which fell to 4-12 with the loss. Later in the day, the Bruins played again but this time, they fell to Illinois State 2-1. Freshman right-hander John Ortega started and went eight strong innings, striking out six to earn his fourth victory over the season for Cerritos (13-4, 1-0). Softball center_img Cypress 9, Saddleback 2 Sabrina Hernandez, Christina Gonzales and Brooks Pefley each drove in two runs and Alyssa Gutierrez pitched four scoreless innings to earn the win as the Chargers (15-3, 5-1) defeated the visiting Roadrunners (6-9, 2-5) in an Orange Empire Conference game. Cypress scored five runs in the third inning to break open the game. Women’s basketball Cal State Dominguez Hills 59, San Francisco State 50 Brigayle Iglehart scored 15 points and Alana Bailey had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Toros to a CCAA victory at home. Jessica Liang also scored 11 points for Cal State Dominguez Hills, which outscored San Francisco State 38-29 to pull away. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more