Long-serving Principal of Immaculate Conception High School for Girls, Franciscan Sister Angella Harris died on Friday, May 29. The school is in the state of mourn. She was 63years old.
According to the Constant Spring Road-based institution’s website, Sister Harris was born in Spalding, Manchester, and had dedicated 25 years of service to the development of education in Jamaica.
Harris was a teacher at Immaculate for five years between 1984 and 1989 before she left to take up a position at Mount Alvernia High in St James. She was at the Montego Bay institution for 16 years, 10 of which she served as principal.
Harris returned to Immaculate in 2005 and was the principal of the all-girls school for close to 15 years.
On social media, scores of past students have expressed their sadness at Harris’ passing as they remember her for her kindness and guidance in their formative years.