Defence Headquarters, 12 JAN. ‘24 (RBDF): Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King, served as a distinguished guest speaker for D.W. Davis Junior High School’s Chronic Latecomers Intervention Program (C.L.I.P) on January 12, 2024.
Led by Principal Ms. Latoya Burrows, C.L.I.P aims to cultivate positive change and a sense of responsibility among students. Commodore King addressed chronic lateness issues, emphasizing punctuality, discipline, and time management as key elements for personal and academic
success. He also encouraged students to embrace organization in their daily living.
Accompanied by his wife, Retired Force Chief Petty Officer Fredricka King, who shared insights from her upbringing, stressing the importance of positive choices. Base Executive Officer Commander Origin Deleveaux contributed to the program, imparting principles of self-value, self-respect, self-restraint, and self-discipline, laying the foundation for strong character and personal growth.
The C.L.I.P committee expressed gratitude to the speakers, presenting tokens of appreciation. Commodore King reciprocated by sharing challenge coins, symbolizing values instilled during the event, challenging students to rise to the occasion.
The RBDF in collaboration with the school, believes addressing chronic lateness is crucial for fostering a conducive learning environment. The program strives to positively impact students’ academic and personal lives, aligning with the RBDF’s commitment to youth development under Commodore King’s leadership, empowering the next generation to be exemplary citizens.
Photos by Able Woman Marine Raquel Miller