The Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs is pleased to announce the names of the recipients of the National Awards for the academic year 2016/2017.
The following twenty-nine (29) students are deemed to have the best claims to these awards, based on their performance in the May/June 2017 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).
|Kairel Edwards||Kamla David||Justene Farrell|
|Thandi Myers||Arielle Roberts||Shania Leslie|
|Abigail Scott||Tahleze Marksman||Ariel Lewis|
|Kayenna Bullock||Akeem Muhammad||Dorien Antrobus|
|Lashontae Shepherd||Tomi Pompey||Darron Farrell|
|Jeremaih Augustus||Donley Stapleton||Teron Pope|
|Kadeem De Shong||Rhaine Williams|
The most outstanding awardees are Kairel Edwards, Thandi Myers and Abigail Scott. They gained the following passes in the CXC: Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE).
|Kairel Edwards||Thandi Myers||Abigail Scott|
|Communication Studies||Communication studies||Communication Studies|
|Caribbean Studies||Caribbean Studies||Caribbean Studies|
|Pure Mathematics||Pure Mathematics||Pure Mathematics|
Each of the three awardees above, will receive the Prime Minister's Award for their performance in the examinations.
Recipients of the National Scholarships receive full funding for a five-year period of study. Recipients of the Exhibition awards receive three years full funding for their studies, while Bursary awardees receive twenty thousand dollars each year for a three-year period.
The awardees will be recognised on Wednesday, 25th October, at the Annual Schools' Independence Rally at Victoria Park.
SOURCE: Ministry of Education