St. George’s, Grenada (4-11-11) – The T.A. Marryshow Community College is preparing to celebrate the birth of its namesake, Theophilus Albert Marryshow. Celebrations will begin on Monday, November 7, at 9:00 a.m. with a march from the Tanteen campus to Marryshow House. This will be followed by an Oil-down competition and a calypso competition for students. On Thursday, November 10, the College will host the ‘Run Marryshow Run’ road race from 3:30 p.m. Celebrations will culminate with a Rhum Runner cruise on Friday night, and a fair on the Six Roads Campus, Carriacou on Saturday.
During the month of October, students had the opportunity to participate in essay, poetry and art competition, all centred on T.A. Marryshow. The essay competition asked ‘How did T.A. Marryshow affect the social and literary movement in the Caribbean?’ Winners of the various competitions would be announced at the celebrations on Monday, November 7, 2011.