On Feb, 6 2020 - U.S. Ambassador visits Wolmer's Boys School
Ambassador H.E. Donald R. Tapia, spent time touring the campuses and later, speaking with the Upper-Sixth Form students. He gave background about himself and his earlier life and mentioned that he wished that some of the subjects they are being taught, he had the opportunity to learn, growing up. His visit was a part of the ongoing 'Chairman's Hour' where Chairman Samuda brings guests and spends time educating, bonding & encouraging the student body & staff.
Ambassador Tapia is a U.S. Air Force veteran and worked as an air traffic controller for the Federal Aviation Administration before he started his career at General Electric and worked for a number of electrical sales companies before moving to the company that became Electrical Surplus Sales Company (ESSCO). As chairman and CEO of ESSCO, Ambassador Tapia led the largest Hispanic-owned business in Arizona, for over 30 years.
Courtesy @USEmbassyJA @andalltay2
The Wolmer’s Trust Group of Schools, the oldest educational institution in the English-speaking Caribbean, is this year celebrating its 290th anniversary with a year-long series of events.
In a release, the Wolmer’s Old Boys Association (WOBA) and Wolmer’s Old Girls Association (WOGA) 290th Committee said a host of events are slated to take place this month in recognition of the institution’s Founder’s Day on May 21.