QUEEN'S COLLEGE

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF GUYANA

(TORONTO CHAPTER)

The Queen's Collège Alumni Association provides opportunities for members to participate in its activities and events, recapturing the camaraderie they enjoyed during their QC days.

Guyanese poet, John Agard;s informal review/chat of a book of Guyanese words and idioms by the late C.A. Yansen (Yango), a former Queen’s College teacher. He alluded to ‘Yango’s’ way with words which took listeners back to a Guyanese childhood with many colourful terms that that made his audience laugh and a few, blush.

DECEMBER 2021 SCRIBBLER

DR. WINSTON HO

It is with heartfelt loss and deepest sadness that we share with you the passing of Dr. Winston Ho in LA California, on August 14th, 2021.

Winston attended Smith Church Congregational School and Queen's College in Guyana and studied medicine in Israel.

He returned to Guyana for a short while to serve his country of birth at the Public Hospital Georgetown, then emigrated to California in the USA where he spent the rest of his life's career as an Oncology specialist.

He leaves behind his wife, three children and grandchildren.

(School Song of Queen's College, Guyana)

The Queen's College School Song was composed in 1919 by His Excellency Sir Wilfred Colet, KCMG. The lyrics were penned by His Excellency The Hon. C. Clementi, CMG. The first and last verses of the school song are sung at all official assemblies in Latin. It is usually sung with piano accompaniment at school assemblies. The Latin lyrics link all students - both past and present.

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