THE HON. LOUISE BENNETT COVERLEY – HER EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

THE HON. LOUISE BENNETT COVERLEY – HER EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Louise Bennett Coverley attended Ebenezer and Calabar Primary Schools, continuing to St. Simon’s College and Excelsior College, in Kingston. In 1943, she enroled at Friends College in Highgate, St Mary, where she studied Jamaican Folklore. She was awarded a scholarship from the British Council in 1945 to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, and was the first black student there.

The Hon. Louise Bennett Coverley

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