JGHS alumna appointed to CSA working group

| 09/09/2018
CNS Local Life

Taneil Lee

(CNS Local Life): John Gray High School alumna Taneil Lee, 21, has been named Cayman Islands representative for the Caribbean and Americas Commonwealth Students’ Association (CSA) working group.During her two-year service with the CSA, Lee will advocate for better education policies in both private and public educational institutions for students across the Cayman Islands.

According to a press release, the CSA is a leading student organisation regionally functioning as an independent advocate for student rights and perspectives in the policy and decision-making processes of the Commonwealth.

Lee will work alongside the CSA to lobby for student’s rights, Government and private sector involvement in the education sector; and will help with the setting up of a working national students association.

She has interned at Health City Cayman Islands since 2015. During her placements, she has worked in various departments within the hospital including medical oncology and orthopedics. Last summer, Lee represented the Cayman Islands in Bangalore, India, where she interned with Dr Devi Shetty at the Narayana Health Hospital. Lee is a former co-host on YouthFlex and used the platform to raise awareness on several topics as well as giving back to the community through volunteerism.

She is also a recent recipient of the Proud of Them award in the areas of community services, culture and academics.

“We wish Taneil the very best during her service as she advocates for the rights of students in education,” said Youth Services Unit Coordinator James Myles in the press release.

Lee is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in public health with a concentration in infection control at the University of South Florida. She is currently assisting with research into breast cancer at the Health Informatics Department on her campus. She also volunteers on campus and around the Tampa Bay area.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    congrats, keep up the good work