TelEm Group Donates $6,000 to MPC Math A-Lympiad Students, Math Coach

On Thursday, March 4th, Commissioner William Marlin was present, on behalf of Telem Group of Companies, to pass over a check of $6000 to the math teacher and coach Iwan Blankendal and 3 Milton Peters College (MPC) students to attend the upcoming Math A-Lympiad in Gardered, the Netherlands. 

online casino

Commissioner Marlin said that the students and teacher Blankendal requested assistance to attend the important math event. After making one call, Commissioner said that he didn’t have to make another. Telem Groups of companies saw the benefit of supporting this academic venture.

For the past 9 years, St. Maarten has been able to attend the Math event, at times returning with top prizes.

I want to thank Telem for contributing to such a worthy cause, and I wish the students and the coach the very best, Commissioner Marlin said.

Also present was Chief Financial Officer and current acting Managing Director Helma Etnel and Chief Commercial Officer Brian Mingo.

Etnel said that it was a pleasure to contribute; and that on behalf of the Telem Group of companies, she is proud and honored. With this donation, we hope to change the perception of St. Maarten internationally. I wish you the very best.

Math teacher and coach Blankendal thanked Telem and the commissioner for their presence and their donation, and promised that they will do their utmost to make St. Maarten proud.

The names of the students who will be traveling to the Netherlands for the Math competition are: Thaymira York, Vinay Jagroep, Kim Verschueren, and (not present/in picture is Mae-anne Snijders).

The students accompanied by the Blankendal will leave tomorrow to compete against other top math students from different countries.