AUC Donates Supplies to Benefit Local Schools on Sint Maarten


November 15, 2017

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American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) has donated more than $3,000 worth of school supplies requested by the Ministry of Education to seven schools on St. Maarten. The donation will help outfit the schools with much-needed supplies after the damage and losses they sustained from Hurricane Irma. The Minister, Silveria Jacobs, along with other senior representatives, thanked AUC for its donation and its continued support of the Ministry of Education.

“We are pleased to work with the Ministry of Education to provide essential supplies to help schools in Sint Maarten,” said Hazarie Ramoutar, Senior Administrator for Campus Operations at AUC. “AUC is proud to play a role in the country’s continued recovery and enthusiastic in our support for education for the children of Sint Maarten.”   
 
Donated supplies included 10 cases of copy paper, 8,000 envelopes, 6,000 folders, 480 glue sticks and 1,000 boxes of paper clips. The supplies will be distributed to seven local schools: Oranje School, Marie Genevieve de Weever School, Prins Willem Alexander School, Leonald Conner School, Ruby Labega School, Martin Luther King Jr., and St. Maarten Vocational Training School.

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