April 2, 2023 6:31 am
Written by Byron Henry Jr
Lunch and Learn
Dr. Michelle Beccles-Simmons, St. Rose’s High School Class of ‘88 alumnus and founder of Carls Care, a U.S.-based nonprofit that serves survivors of domestic violence, recently hosted a Lunch & Learn at St. Rose’s High School in Georgetown, Guyana on Tuesday, March 28. Dr. Beccles-Simmons, a practicing psychologist was accompanied by her husband, Commander Alexander Simmons, an active-duty Sailor. The pair engaged sixty-one students and select staff members in a round-table discussion regarding what it’s like being a psychologist and military professional (among other topics). The goal is to link students who are interested in entering the field with suitable mentors. Carl’s Care provided lunch, goody bags (with school supplies), and three new laptop computers to participating students.
Students Shaneel English, Carlyn Ifill, and Bobby Lima were presented with laptops donated by Dr. Simmons. The Headmistress, Mrs. Rayon Tobin, selected the students based on their financial needs.