As the year continues to be a productive one for the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC), which was formed in 1990, Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) Guyana Inc. on Thursday morning officially came on board to sponsor the upcoming Cricket Academy, which begins on July 6 and concludes on July 20.
Public Relations Officer of the Club, Hilbert Foster, in his remarks at the presentation, stated that the club has always pursued a policy of planning for the future and to ensure that every plan is put into action.
“The main aim of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club is to remain as the leading cricket club in Guyana and as such we are in constant planning to identify new cricketing talent,” Foster said.
The PRO indicated that the club has hosted a Cricket Academy during the month of July over the past fourteen years to instill the importance of discipline and education for the players to understand their roles as sports ambassadors and positive role models.
Foster reminded that Esuan Crandon, Royston Crandon, Assad Fuddain, Delbert Hicks, Shemaine Campbelle, Erva Giddings, Renwick Batson, Dominic Rikhi and Shawn Pereira were all successful cricketers from the academies that were held over the last fourteen years.
The next Academy caters for 100-120 young players, both male and female, between the ages of 8-18 years.
Foster disclosed that several coaches including, Micheal Hyles Franco, Winston Smith and Delbert Hicks will be the resource persons at the academy. Topics including HIV/AIDS, Drug Abuse, Role of a Sports Ambassador, Public Speaking, Personal Hygiene and Peer Pressure will be discussed.
He added that a graduation ceremony would be held to honor the outstanding participants attending the academy. Foster expressed sincere gratitude to the sponsor, especially Mark Bender, TCL Plant Manager and Eric Whaul, Marketing Representative, for investing in the future of RHTY&SC.
“Please be assured that the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club will use your finance for its intended purpose, well promote TCL as never before in Berbice and starting today your company will receive widespread media coverage.
We at Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club strongly believe in the pursuit of excellence and nothing less,” he concluded.
TCL Plant Manager, Mark Bender, in his remarks, said that he is pleased to be a part of such a venture with the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club and hopes that the club is successful in everything they do.
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