On Wednesday 1st May, the teachers and students of the Cecely Browne Integrated School (CBIS) paid tribute to Coach Elton Marcus Hull for the significant work he would have done in preparing the children for various Tennis competitions.
A brief presentation ceremony was held at the Tennis court at Stoney Grove situated next to the Charlestown Secondary School.
Headmistress at the CBIS, Mrs. Violet Clarke extended thanks to Mr. Hull, on behalf of the school and spoke to the many achievements of the students who had been taught their Tennis skills by the well-known coach.
Some of them would have previously achieved gold and silver medals in tournaments held for Special Olympians.
Also making presentations were teacher at the CBIS Mrs. Jennifer Liburd and Chairperson of the Special Olympics Committee, Mrs. Judy Rawlins.
Both extended heartfelt thanks to Mr. Hull for his unwavering support for the school and his sacrificial giving, in terms of his time and talents.
They also wished him well in his sojourns and future endeavours.
Mr. Hull, who will be going overseas for an extended period, indicated that it was a pleasure for him to serve in that capacity, in terms of assisting the students and by extension, the school.
He noted that he felt really great when they achieved medals and noted that he had made many friends.
He in turn, wished the athletes and the school, every success in the future.
Mrs. Rawlins and Mrs. Liburd both presented the coach with plaques, compliments of the school and the Special Olympics Committee.
The students of the CBIS are set to travel to St. Kitts on Thursday 2nd May, to engage their counterparts there, in the annual Special Olympic games, which will be held a the Kim Collins Stadium.
On Thursday 3rd May, the Kittitian students will in turn, journey to Nevis, to participate in the BOCCE tournament.