Get Ready for our 2015 Jamaican David “Wagga” Hunt Scholarship Ball

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, January 17, 2015. 

We’ve started plans to host our annual fundraising event to support the David Hunt Scholarship Initiative. Scholarship committee members will host the event under the distinguished patronage of Jamaican Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Stephen Vasciannie.

This red-carpet event will be held in the elegant atrium of the National Education Association (NEA) building at 1201 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036, USA. We will honor Bob Marley in recognition of what would have been his 70th birthday and his contributions to reggae music.

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View video highlights from the 2013 ball

From fine cuisine and dancing to speeches from both Jamaican and U.S. dignitaries …

Click the video below and see the best of this international event! 

 

“The David ‘Wagga’ Hunt Committee has provided scholarships to talented students from Kingston College and Calabar High Schools and through these scholarships have sought to encourage excellence in secondary education in very practical terms.”
– Cherryl Gordon, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Jamaican Embassy

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Remarks…

“The event was great. Only sorry I didn’t discover the dance studio until late in the evening. However, I was able to enjoy and it helped with getting ready for carnival in a few weeks. Thanks again for organizing for the local Jamaican community. I got to see old friends and meet some new “- A. Golding

“Christopher and team, please allow me to add my heartfelt praise for a job well done. The company, food, and entertainment was excellent. May your scholarship continue to grow and provide for more students. Congratulations again on a job well done.” - R. Shaw

“I just wanted to congratulate you, the executives, and the organizing committee on an outstanding event. The location, the food and the entertainment was planned and presented in an outstanding manner. I could go on and state how everyone looked but some may get jealous and I may get in trouble so I’ll leave it at that. I look forward to supporting you and your team in future events. A job done well.” -P. McLeod

“You all did an outstanding job with the ball in every respect. My family and I enjoyed the event. Thank you for organizing such a nice event for a wonderful cause.” -N. Singh

“A truly memorable and classy event. Trust it was a financial success as well. Looks like a tradition in the making.” -F. Lubsey

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