Kingston CollegeJamaica W.I.
The Kingston College Old Boys' Association (USA) Inc. here in after referred (KCOBA) is
a non-proflt organization formed in 1982 and incorporated under the laws of the State of New York in 1984 The term "Old Boy' is the British equivalent of "alumnus" in the United States
and is an hold-over from our Colonial past.
The aims and objectives of KCOBA are:
The activities of KCOBA are coordinated by a thirteen-member board of directors
comprising of a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and nine directors.
Membership is open to all former students of Kingston College and board-approved members
of the public. Each member is required to pay membership dues of $25.00 annually to
authenticate his membership and voting privileges.
- To promote the interest of Kingston College in Jamaica, West Indies, and those
who attended that institution;
- To uphold and perpetuate its teachings;
- To promote a better understanding of, and an appreciation for, the cultural
heritage of Jamaica;
- To formulate economic and social ideas for the betterment of the human family
in general, and former Kingston College students in particular;
- To engage in fund-raising activities to obtain the means to assist needy students
and special projects at Kingston College in Jamaica, West Indies, former students attending American universities and deserving local charities in the USA.
Since inception, KCOBA has been true to it prime objectives, providing Kingston
College with needed equipment for the science laboratories, school boy neckties, sports
equipment, incentive scholarships within the school, partial scholarships to students
attending American universities, Penn Relays sponsorship, providing financial assistance to
present and past teachers and recognizing dedicated and outstanding teachers and
supporters of Kingston College. The association now takes an active role in the maintenance
of the physical plants at Kingston College spear-heading the Restoration Program and
providing equipment for faculty and staff.
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