RCI St. Lucia
posted on December 05, 2013 07:21
As I prepare to leave my temporary home in Athens, Georgia for another day of training in what I can only refer to as horrible weather conditions, I think it is necessary to finally do what I have been thinking of doing since hearing of Mr. Pierre's official retirement from the Public Service, or more specifically, the Ministry Of Youth Development & Sports and that is to say a few words concerning this remarkable individual.
To say that Mr. Pierre will be greatly missed by all sports loving students will be an understatement, and to say that he has left an indelible mark on all students who have participated in sports over the last three decades or so will be an even greater understatement. Mr. Pierre, simply put, was the main driving force behind school sports on the island, especially track and field, and it sometimes appeared that without him there, things just wouldn't go well.
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