The Kingsway High and Prep. School celebrated its 75th Anniversary at a special service of thanksgiving organized by the Jamaica chapter of the Kingsway Alumni Association at the Kencot SDA Church on January 13, 2018. The service was held under the theme “Building on the past, embracing the future,” and attracted attendance of alumni from New York, Miami and Canada who came to celebrate this important milestone.
Teachers, students, parents, principals and school administrators joined with alumni to give glory to God for the tremendous progress made by the school since it commenced operation on January 10, 1943.
Past student, lifelong educator and outstanding University Professor, Dr. Ouida Spleen Westley, presented a plaque to the school on behalf of the Kingsway High School Alumni Association, NY Chapter. The plaque was presented in recognition of the school’s contribution to the excellent scholastic performance and professional achievement of the 1st four year graduating class of 1946 of which she was a member.
President of East Jamaica Conference and board chairman of Kingsway High and Preparatory Schools, Dr. Eric Nathan welcomed everyone who attended the special service and commended Kingsway High and Prep School for carrying out the mandate of the pioneers of Adventist Education in Jamaica.
He brought greetings on behalf of the Conference and commended the school for carrying on the baton that has been handed down by pioneers of Adventist Christian education in Jamaica over seventy years ago.