Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica encourages high school students to drop negative thoughts and actions.

PM Tells High Schoolers How To Achieve Success

The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, of Jamaica encourages students who will be attending high school in September to put aside negative thoughts and actions.

Portia Simpson Miller mentioned that adopting a positive outlook and attitude was one of the most important keys to achieving success.

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“Never, ever keep the word ‘can’t’ in your thinking.

It is an evil word regarding your education. Keep on telling yourself you can, because each of you can.

You have gotten thus far and you will be able to be successful,” she said.

She was addressing students and parents at a Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) awards function at Jamaica House on August 13.

17 students, whose parents are employed to the Office of the Prime Minister, and the Office of the Cabinet in various capacities, were presented with book vouchers valued at $5, 000 each.

Simpson Miller congratulated the children for performing well on the GSAT examinations and also praised their parents for the effort they put into ensuring their children’s success.

The prime minister also uadvised the students to look to their parents as positive role models.

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