Bahamas Governor General Visits South Andros: Children Encouraged to Reach for the Stars

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Dame Marguerite says she hopes one day a female Prime Minister will come from Andros!

Enjoying the occasion, from left: Prime Minister Perry Christie; Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald; Dame Marguerite Pindling; Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe; Bahamas High Commissioner to CARICOM and MP South Andros, Picewell Forbes; Minister of Health and MP North Andros and Berry Islands Dr. Perry Gomez.

ANDROS!!!!! OHHHHHH MY ANDROS!!!

SOUTH ANDROS, The Bahamas – Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie visited South Andros on Monday, and during that visit took particular time with school children of the South Andros District, inspiring them to aim high and be their very best. The children gathered from five schools in the area meeting at the high school in Kemp’s Bay for a Special Assembly.

Other accompanying officials were Minister of Tourism the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, Minister of Education the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald, Minister of Health and MP for North Andros and the Berry Islands the Hon. Dr. Perry Gomez, Bahamas High Commissioner to CARICOM and MP for Mangrove Cay and South Andros HE Picewell Forbes, and Undersecretary in the Office of the Prime Minister Philip Turner.

Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie share a few words at the school assembly during the Official Visit of Her Excellency to South Andros on Monday, March 2, 2015. BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson
Dame Marguerite greets young students. BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay
Students from Long Bay Cays and Deep Creek Pre-Schools welcome Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling to South Andros.
Memorable day in South Andros as the students welcome their QUEEN Dame Marguerite!
Chatting with the Governor General.