U.S. Embassy Kingston hosts Fulbright Pre-Departure Briefing

Chargé d’Affaires Eric Khant and Counselor for Public Affairs Jeremiah Knight met with 2018 Fulbright Awardees during a pre-departure orientation session held at the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday, July 25. The awardees will start their study in the United States this August and have been given the opportunity to embark upon research projects in their required fields. Chargé d’Affaires Khant offered words of encouragement to the awardees on their accomplishments and urged them to enjoy their learning experience in the U.S. The prestigious Program offers competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers and professionals.

In photo left to right: Kimberley Hanson, University of Central Florida (Masters of Science in Financial Math); Kadia Hylton-Fraser, Lehigh University (Masters, Educational leadership); Donavon Johnson, Florida International University (PhD. Public Affairs –Technology & Innovation); Neleen Leslie, 2010 Fulbright awardee (Lecturer at UTech); Deonette Lambert, University of Oklahoma (Ph.D in Accounts) and Wendy McLean Cooke, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Doctoral studies in Child and Family).

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