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).

National Scholarships Exhibition Bursary
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
Milieko Edwards

Che Grant

Shannique Alleyne

Christian Friday

Alexcia Burgin

Chrislon Fraser

Mikhailla Matthias

Michaela Miguel

Daree Myers

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
Biology Geography Biology
Communication Studies Communication studies Communication Studies
Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry
Caribbean Studies Caribbean Studies Caribbean Studies
Physics Physics Physics
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


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