Last updated Sunday May 27, 2007
Remember Jimmy Hedges
When did you attend Priory
How did you locate the Priory website?
Who were your most memorable teachers?
Mr Batten, Mrs Gregory, Mrs Hernould, Mr. Gervasio were all unforgettable and a strong influence in my life.
Mr. John Batten, Mrs Marie Gregory, Mrs Norah Hernould and Mr Jim Gervasio
Who were your best friends at Priory?
As I attended Priory for many years. I made many many friends.
Who are you in touch with today?
Neil Harvey, Billy Blackledge, Silvana Green, Garth Martin, Marie Lou Owens, my ex wife the former Demitri Baum and the list goes on.
Billy Blackledge, Garth Martin, Marie Lou Owens and Neil Harvey
Who would you like to track down?
What was the wildest thing you ever did at Priory?
I got caught acting as a prefect and gave someone some lines they in return was given 350 lines and remember the lines to this day. I am not a prefect, nor do I act like a prefect so therefore I will never become a prefect.
What memories/views do you have of Priory?
Priory days where some of the best memories I have. I was the Boy Scout troop leader and attained the Chief Scout award presented by Sir Florizel Glasspole and met Prince Phillip as a Chief Scout amongst every day adventures and always being teased and called, Bwaay Scout . Once I got in trouble and was scolded by Mr. Fowler, who was giving a Hollywood film crew a tour of the school and they hired me for a movie $750 per day, big money back then. The Priory Spanish class trip to Mexico was unforgettable.
Sir Florizel Glasspole
Who was the craziest person during your time at Priory?
Trevor Williams. Do I need to say why?
Where do you live and what do you do nowadays?
I live in Texas and own a Yacht Brokerage in Florida and I am the Azimut Yacht and Bertram dealer for Texas under the name Lone Star Yacht Sales. Call me.
Tell us about any significant others
I am with Brit Johnson my love of my life. No children yet.
Jimmy and Brit
Tell us about your most unusual meeting with a Priory person
I ran into Charles Western in Antigua while I was on the island racing in a offshore powerboat race.
What do you think of the Priory Website?
My great granfather came to Jamaica and built a textile mill in Spanish Town named Ariguanabo from Cuba which was eventually nationalized by the Jamaican Government. After the famous five flights a day speech, we left the island and moved to the United States but I we could not tell any of my friends for fear of repercussions. Those that remember the State of Emergency will know what I mean.
The point is that Priory website has given me the opportunity to rekindle some friendships that I thought were only memories. Thank you Stephen for a fantastic job that has us remembering our school days, friendships, teachers and a school that is and was very dear to our hearts and for that you are a jolly good fellow.
ęStephen Smith 2007
Published on the Priory Website Sunday 27th May 2007
This site was last updated Sunday, 27 May 2007 17:38