K#Providenciales, February 12, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – Following on from the appointment of former Vice Principal Rodney Cox to the post of Principal of the Marjorie Basden High School, the Turks and Caicos Islands Civil Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Kishma Mills-Lamour to the post of Vice Principal of the MBHS.
Mrs. Mills-Lamour is herself a graduate of the Marjorie Basden High School and holds a Certificate in Hospitality Studies from the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College (1995).
After teaching and gaining experience in a Government Primary School in 1996, with encouragement from mentors, she followed the call to pursue teaching and went on to obtain a Diploma in Secondary Education, Home Economics from Shortwood Teachers’ College in Jamaica in 2001 and upon completion joined the Raymond Gardiner High School where she served for a total of 10 years as a Home Economics Teacher and later as the Head of the Technical Vocational Department.
In 2012 she took up employment at her Alma matter the Marjorie Basden High School, teaching in all aspects of her discipline and in 2013 went to receive a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Teacher Education in Human Ecology from the University of the West Indies through Shortwood Teachers’ College in Kingston, Jamaica (2013).
Commenting on her appointment Mrs. Mills-Lamour said; “I am indeed honoured and privileged to be given the opportunity as Vice Principal of this noble institution to work with other brilliant minds in the industry to make a meaningful impact on our education sector. It has been a great experience working with this organization over the past years and the experience gained has really helped me to evolve professionally and personally. I wish to express my immense happiness and gratitude to the Ministry of Education that deemed me be capable of fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of this role and will strive to continue with the utmost pride and dignity as we quicken to Improve the Standards in Education.”
Deputy Governor and Head of the Public Service Anya Williams in congratulating Mrs. Mills-Lamour said; “We extend our sincerest congratulations to Kishma on her successful appointment. She has dedicated invaluable service to our education sector over the past two decades and certainly deserves this promotion in a sector and school that she is most passionate about. We will her well in her new role, which has had the experience of acting in for some time and know that she will continue to do well.”