Ministry of National Security, We Transform and the Department of Correctional Service stage first Sports Day for Juveniles

Published: Monday, August 27, 2018

The Ministry of National Security, We Transform Programme and the Department of Correctional Service, DCS, staged the inaugural We Transform, DCS Juvenile Correctional Sports Day on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Children participated in track and field event, tug-o-war, bun eating contest and other sporting events. The Sports day was attended by Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security Rudyard Spencer and Commissioner of Corrections Ms. Ina Hunter. Gospel Artiste and We Transform Ambassador, Jermaine Edwards also attended the event and gave the children words of encouragement. At the end of the activities, Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctional Centre emerged as champions in the boy’s category and South Camp took the top spot for girl. Speaking to the children Minister Spencer reminded them that they should strive to leave transformed. He said while one Centre must become the champion, they were all winners. The Sports day was held at the Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctional Centre in St. Catherine.