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News Release                                                                                                                                                                                                              28th May, 2021




Education Ministry Extends Condolences to NSDSL Family


The Executive and staff of the Ministry of Education extend sincere condolences to the family, friends and Board of the National School Dietary Services Limited (NSDSL) on the passing of Ms. Joycelyn Bodden. Ms. Bodden was the Chairman of the NSDSL Board for over fifteen (15) years and considered a stalwart of the NSDSL family.

A proud mother and grandmother, Ms. Bodden has left a legacy of selflessness and memories of her commitment to fighting for and supporting the children and the needy of Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Education expressed her condolences to the Bodden and NSDSL families stating, “This loss is one that is felt by many because of the significant impact of Ms. Bodden’s life on the children of our nation. I extend my heartfelt thanks for the contributions that have been made and the legacy that has been left.”