September 2014 Volume 11

KCOBA New England’s First Family Fun Day

Devon Hussett
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On August 10th, 2014, KCOBA New England launched their first annual family fun day at Winding Trails Park in Farmington, CT. The president of KCOBA Jamaica, Dr. Patrick Dallas was the special guest for the occasion.

The venue features a beautiful soccer field, boating on the lake and scenic views along the winding trails.

The chapter actually launched their 1st fundraising effort as the year 2013 ended. A souvenir calendar was offered featuring drawings from Bally Reid (former track and football standout) of past principals Douglas Forrest (1956 -1965), Rev. Don Taylor (1971-1973), Cannon Dr. John McNab (1974-1978), Woodburn Miller (1980-1986), Major Cohen (1987-1993) and Mr. Wally Johnson (1994-2005). Also featured were pictures of Bishop Gibson, the first students in 1925, the present principal, Mr. Dave Myrie, Hardie House and the chapel. This was truly a collector's piece for a $10 donation.

In 2009, Kingston College Old Boys residing in Greater Hartford and Springfield desired to expand the work that the New York chapter has done into New England. They decided to adopt all the objectives and to rename and formalize the group as The Kingston College Old Boys New England.

The KCOBA New England chapter is currently organized as follows:

President: Aston Archer
Vice President: Dennis Johnson
Vice President Financial Affairs: Clive Hudson

Harold Harper Director Financial Affairs
Geovani Roberts Director of Technology
Charles Morrison
Andrew Bryan
Errol Smith

KCOBA New England is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut. The chapter serves the New England region encompassing Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Devon Hussett is from the KC class of 1978

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