Fifty-five students have been awarded bursaries and scholarships valued at $2.5 million by the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and Partners Co-operative Credit Union (PCCU) Limited.

PEP Bursary recipient, Cai Roberts, thanked the credit union for helping children reach their academic goals, while Albert Morris Scholarship recipient, Neikoy Redwood, said it is important for private sector companies to invest in education.

“It is incredibly important because this is the primary way that our nation will achieve development if more private organisations were to help to it would have a significant impact on the development of our nation.