OUR ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEARS

 

Year 2016

    • Provided prizes for the Caribbean Spelling Bee competition

    • Led celebrations of Jamaican Independence Service by organizing the program and coordinating the staging.

    • Continued support of school’s Welfare Fund and Exam Fund

    • Staged successful 16th annual Walkathon and held effective Stay-at-Home Tea fundraiser

    • Continued support of local charities through ongoing community service

 

Year 2015

      • Provided scanner and books for School Library

      •  Provided funds for Welfare Fund and CXC Exams

      •  Provided prizes for the Caribbean Spelling Bee Competition

      •  Brought back Jamaica’s own Joan Andrea Hutchinson for a new production for a fund-raiser event in July

      • Held successful fundraisers Walkathon and Stay at Home Tea

      • Celebrated the Chapter’s 15th year anniversary with a Cocktails in the Garden event in August

 

Year 2014

      • Celebrated the Queen’s High School 60th Anniversary with a Wine & Cheese event at the Maloof Auditorium in March

      • Sponsored a Teacher and Student to attend the Jamaica 60th Gala celebration in Jamaica

      • Provided prizes for the Caribbean Spelling Bee competition sponsored by the Fulton County Library

      • Participated in the Jamaica Chapter brick building fundraiser

      • Promoted the sale of past Headmistress Mrs. Etheline Aiken’s latest book

      • Continued to support the other Caribbean organizations in the Metro Atlanta Area

 

Year 2013

      • Organized a community Immigration Town Hall Meeting with the then Honorary Consul Vin Martin and lawyers from the community

      • Sent 10 computers for computer lab to the school in Jamaica

 

Year 2012

      • Continued support of the CXC and Welfare fund

      • Provided monies for Discipline Alert Competition, Pickney Day and Girl Guides

      • Organized the Jamaica-Atlanta 50th anniversary Church Service and reception

 

Year 2011

      • Raised $2000 for the school’s computer lab

      • Maintained our contribution to the school’s welfare fund and CXC Exam fund

 

Year 2010

      • Contributed $3,000 to the school towards purchasing fans for every classroom.

      • Again in collaboration with the Calabar Old Boys Association of Atlanta brought up premier Jamaican entertainer, Joan Andrea Hutchinson “Dat Bumpy Head Gal” for a return performance here in Atlanta in Kin Teet Kibba Heartbun.

 

Year 2009

      • Supported the school with funds for CXC Fund, Pickney Day and Discipline Alert Competition

 

Year 2008

      • Again provided 7 scholarships for the students at the school in Jamaica

      • Brought up premier Jamaican entertainer, Joan Andrea Hutchinson “Dat Bumpy Head Gal” for a first time performance here in Atlanta.  This was done in collaboration with the Calabar Atlanta Old Boys Association

 

Year 2007

      • In April had our first Annual Family Games Night event

      • Donated a computer and printer to the school’s staff room for the teachers use

      • Provided 7 Scholarships, increasing the number to 5 Merit based and 2 needs based

      • Again provided supplies and monies to the first formers for their Discipline Alert Competition

      • Hosted the 3rd Queen’s Reunion, October 5th – 7th

 

Year 2006

      • In March held the first Annual General Meeting of the Chapter

      • In April chapter members, Alison Thompson Gabriel and Verna Cole spoke at the Career Day held at the School

      • President and Treasurer attended the Inaugural Executive Chapter Meeting in Kingston, Jamaica from July 25-27

      • Featured in the July edition of the KC Old Boys Newsletter. www.kcobaatl.org/2006/july/article15.htm

      • Provided 6 scholarships, increasing the number of scholarships to 4 Merit based and 2 needs based

      • Hosted a reception for visiting Teacher June Saunders

      • Provided Plaque, supplies and monies to the first formers for their Discipline Alert Competition

 

Year 2005

      • Provided 2 merit based tuition scholarships to rising 4th formers

      • Donated over a $100 in supplies to the Art Department

 

Year 2004

      • Provided a $300 scholarship to Sixth Former Trishana Dunbar

      • Donated laser printer for student use

 

Year 2003

      • Planned, coordinated and hosted All-Queen’s Reunion

      • Honored former Headmistress, Mrs. Aiken, at All Queen’s Reunion

      • Participated in piano concert performance of alumna Christine Langley Wallner

 

Year 2002

    • Gave computer to Sick Room for mechanizing students’ records

    • Gave $1,200 scholarship to Alicia Reid for college

    • Collected and delivered about 100 books of fiction for library General

    • Actively participated in planning and executing celebrations for Jamaica ‘s Independence

    • Manned entertainment and First Aid booths 3 years running at Family Fun Day for Jamaica ‘s Independence Celebrations

    • Applied for and received tax-exempt status from the IRS

    • Successfully incorporated the chapter in Georgia

    • Steady Growth in Membership to 55 members since starting in 2002

    • Continue to support the events of other sister chapters in Florida & Jamaica