A student of the St. Vincent Grammar School is among six Youth Ambassadors from the Eastern Caribbean who are now in the United States to participate in the 2015 Youth Ambassadors for the Caribbean Exchange Program.
A release from the U.S. Embassy in Barbados says Alron Harry, who was President of the Grammar School Young Leaders for 2015, is part of the group.
The other participants from the Eastern Caribbean are Ka-malie Mannix of Antigua/Barbuda; Adiel Charles of Barbados; Matthew McLawrence of Dominica; Rol-J Williams of St. Kitts/Nevis; and Tessa Mon-cherie of St. Lucia.
The young delegates, accompanied by Mentor, Timothy Ferdinand of St. Lucia are taking part in a three-week exchange program, along with participants from The Bahamas, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname,and Trinidad and Tobago.
During their exchange, participants will focus on the program themes of civic education, leadership, and community service. The students will create social action plans at the end of their community program, which each will implement in his/her own country.
The program got underway on August 8th in Vermont, and concludes in Washington, D.C. on August 29.