about

    St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association of dc (STGCOBADC)

    our vision

    We are a group of former students, committed to the advancement of the Ignatian tradition dedicated to support, promote, clarify, and advance the high values of St. George’s College  (STGC) in Jamaica and the United States of America (US).

    our leadership

    Michael Levy

    President

    Michael is a Strategic Labor and Employment Attorney and leader specializing in administrative litigation and collective bargaining negotiation formerly within the public sector in the District of Columbia and now with WMATA. Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.

    Robert Haughton

    Vice-President

    Rob Haughton is USDA’s Senior Advisor for Facilities Management. Rob plays a vital role in managing USDA’s vast real property portfolio consisting of over 60 million square feet and over 193 million acres of land. As a comparison, the State of Texas is 170 million acres.

    Michael Benjamin

    Treasurer

    An experienced commercial banker with over 10 years experience in the Washington, DC metro area. Michael Benjamin currently serves as a Senior Relationship Manager at M&T Bank. He also serves as a board member of Chesapeake Arts Center.

    Rohan Jones

    Recording Secretary

    Rohan is a team oriented Manufacturing Test Process Engineer with extensive experience in design, development, implementation, and support of high end computer systems’ manufacturing test process.

    Kevin Bembridge

    Director, Fund Raising

    Kevin is currently a with the 

    Johnny Ringo

    Director, Social Events Committee

    Johnny Ringo has been a Dancehall DJ since the 1980’s. Over the course of his career, he’s represented sound systems: Studio B. International, Road Star International, King Earthquake, Leotech Hi Power, Katarock Sound and now Chinese Assassin.

    Patrick Williams

    Immediate Past President

    Patrick is a Registered Architect in DC, Maryland, and Virginia with a career-long record of architectural innovation and project management success in the profession. Currently, he is a Senior Associate at QinetiQ US where he provides subject matter expertise in the planning, design, budget management, capital construction and rehabilitation of federal government facilities.

    the mission of our dc chapter

    Inspired by the dictum ad majorem Dei gloriam (“to the greater glory of God”) we seek to:

    • Promote the academic and educational achievements and interests of STGC, its alumni (Georgians) throughout Jamaica and the Washington DC Metro Region

    • Uphold and perpetuate the educational values, principles, and traditions of STGC

    • Engage in fundraising activities to assist students, promote scholarly achievements, provide scholarships for students engaged in academic pursuits overseas and Jamaica

    • Promote fellowship and camaraderie with and among fellow Georgians, our families, and friends and other alumni of Jamaican high schools

    • Cultivate where possible, alliance and scholarships that will ensure STGC prepares scholars who are ready to meet the challenges of the 21st Century

    • Engage in activities which are not inconsistent with Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code and applicable state laws.

    sponsored scholarships

    Gary Robinson Memorial Scholarship

    The Gary Robinson Memorial Scholarship is presented in memory of Gary Robinson, a graduate of the St. George’s College Class of 1980, a former Fundraising Director and longtime member of the St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association, District of Columbia Chapter.  

    The scholarship is awarded to St. George’s College students who demonstrate successful academic achievement, engagement in the school community and the need for financial assistance. The scholarship is awarded annually in collaboration with the alumni of the STGC graduating Class of 1980.



    Hortense Haughton Memorial Scholarship

    The Hortense Haughton Memorial Scholarship is presented in memory of Hortense  Haughton, a single mother, who worked tirelessly to ensure her son’s matriculation at both St. Aloysius Primary School and St. George’s College.   The scholarship is awarded to St. Aloysius Primary School students who demonstrate academic achievement and the need for financial assistance.  Recipients of scholarship must attend St. George’s College.

     

    Copeland Levy Memorial Scholarship

    The Copeland Levy Memorial Scholarship is presented in memory of Copeland Ludlow Levy (1932-2002).   

    Mr. Levy attended STGC as an Extension School student and had two sons who are graduates of STGC (Michael, Class of 1979 & Robin, Class of 1981). He was an active member of the STGC Parent-Teacher Association during the years his sons attended and an avid supporter of the school.

    The scholarship is awarded to St. George’s College students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to school community, and the need for financial assistance.



    DC Chapter History

    St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association of the District of Columbia, Inc. (STGCOBADC) was established in the DC metropolitan area in 2017 to bring together and foster fellowship and camaraderie among all past students and their families; and to unite us in efforts to ensure that our alma mater, St. George’s College, a Jamaican Jesuit high school institution founded in 1850, continues to provide the rounded quality education we were privileged to receive, and in keeping with the school motto – “Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam – To The Greater Glory of God”.

    STGCOBADC is a registered 501. (c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization with the United States Internal Revenue Service.