Translators And Interpreters’ Association of Jamaica Award Ceremony
The Translators and Interpreters’ Association of Jamaica held for the first time a highly successful translation competition. The contest participants, from a wide variety of backgrounds, could register into the following categories: “French into English”, “Spanish into English” and “English into Jamaican Creole”.
On Saturday, December 9th , 2017, the Translation Competetion’s Award Ceremony took place at the University of West Indies
The Embassy of France in Jamaica was represented by Mr Laurent Geslin, deputy head of mission, who awarded two prizes sponsored by the Embassy in the “French into English” category. Miss Shavell Smith received the first place prize among the undergraduate students and Mrs. Leonie Wallace, was also presented with the first place prize in the category “other”.