Eileen Piggott, the former Principal of Westwood High School, died on Sunday afternoon, December 11 after a period of illness.
Mrs. Piggott was an English woman who came to Jamaica, got married to a French Canadian and spent the rest of her life educating girls at Westwood High School in Stewart Town, Trelawny.
Eileen Piggott joined the staff at Westwood as a chemistry teacher back in the year 1971. During her tenure at Westwood, she played many roles. In addition to being a Chemistry teacher, she served as a physics teacher, head of department, staff advisor to the Rangers and Girl Guides movement, grade supervisor, vice-principal and finally: principal.
She also lovingly served the community of Brown’s Town and the Methodist Church in Jamaica.
Westood High was founded in 1882 by a Baptist Minister Reverend W.M. Webb, and has consistently been one of the top high schools for girls in Jamaica.
Funeral service for the late Eileen Piggott will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Browns Town Methodist Church in St Ann.