Entries by Press Office

The 2019 Calico Challenge Gains GraceKennedy Foundation Sponsorship

Santa Clara, California: June 24, 2019 – The GraceKennedy Foundation announces its part sponsorship of the Palisadoes Foundation’s fourth annual Calico Challenge. This step furthers the GraceKennedy mission of enhancing the well-being of Jamaicans through educational opportunities. In addition, this commitment celebrates the successful collaboration between GraceKennedy, the Jamaica Computing Society, the Palisadoes Foundation, the […]

Rachelle Trotman – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Rachelle Trotman one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants.  Rachelle is from Barbados and is participating this year through our international partner Automattic. My name is Rachelle Trotman and I am from one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands surrounded by golden sands and crystal blue waters. This island is Barbados. While […]

Tevon Davis – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Tevon Davis one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants. My name is Tevon Davis a young web developer from Spanish Town, St Catherine pursuing his computer science degree. I began coding in late 2014 before I was a graphic designer which transitions to what I mostly dabble in when coding as a […]

Dimitri Johnson – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Dimitri Johnson one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants. I’m Dimitri Johnson, from St. Catherine in Jamaica. My Alma Mater Glenmuir High school was where I first got a feel for Computer Science. If i’m being honest it left a bad taste in my mouth the time round. That’s explains why i […]

Phillip Llewellyn – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Phillip Llewellyn one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants. Phillip Llewellyn Biography. My name is Phillip Llewellyn. I am a first-year student of the University of the West Indies, Mona pursuing my Bachelor of science degree in Computer Science. I am a past student of the Calabar High. I was intrigued by […]

Javier Bryan – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we Javier Bryan one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants. My name is Javier Bryan, an aspiring robotics engineer. I attended Glenmuir High School and I am currently a first year student attending the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Electronics. I am very grateful […]

Symptai Consulting Sponsors the 2019 Calico Challenge

Santa Clara, California: April 29, 2019 – Symptai Consulting Ltd announced its USD1500 sponsorship of the Palisadoes Foundation’s fourth annual Calico Challenge. This marks the conclusion of a successful collaboration between Symptai, the Jamaica Computing Society, the Palisadoes Foundation, the UWI Computing Society and the University of Technology IEEE Student Branch. The Calico Challenge is […]

Matthew Patterson – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Matthew Patterson one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants. My name is Matthew Andrew Oswald Patterson. I attended St. George’s College and I am now pursuing a degree in Computer Science at the University of The West Indies (UWI) Mona. I applied to the Calico program so that I can receive guidance […]

Ranil Wallace – 2019 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Ranil Wallace one of our 2019 Calico Challenge participants. My name is Ranil Wallace, a second year student at the University of Technology, Jamaica, pursuing my Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. One of my favourite things to do is problem solving. It is something that I am good at, which is why […]