Tahjera Forbes of The Queens School and Leka Reid of Haile Selassie High were offered scholarships to the North Florida Educational Institute while attending the JaBa Star Search basketball camp this summer at the GC Foster College.
Both girls are amongst four participants of the Southern Basketball Conference life skill and basketball program in the community who were offered these scholarships.
The others, Fabian Kennedy of Camperdown High school left the island three weeks ago to commenced his tenure, while 15 year-old Jennell Houston also of Haile Selassie is scheduled to leave sin October.
Both Forbes and Reid departed the island on October 1st.
Funding for the girls traveling expenses was gifted by the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ).