Minister for Education Octavia Alfred said the passing of the Deputy Principal of the North East Comprehensive School, Valentine Telemaque came as a shock to those who knew him.
Mr. Telemaque passed away on Wednesday morning.
“On behalf of the Ministry of Education I would like to extend sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Valentine Telemaque,” she said.
Alfred also sent special strength to Mr. Telemaque’s son and daughter.
“I had the opportunity to work with Mr. Telemaque and this is really saddening and a shock to all of us…,” she said.
Telemaque worked at the Marigot High School and then moved to the North East Comprehensive.
“He played an integral role in what happened at ICT [Information and Communication Technology] at the school,” Alfred revealed.
She added, “The North East Comprehensive is mourning the loss of someone who meant a lot to them.”