Six Finalists are preparing to match their skills in the Final of the 2012 LIME Secondary Schools Public Speaking Competition, organized by the Lions Club South.
The Finalists are Kyle James of the St. Vincent Grammar School, D’nain Johnson of the Emmanuel High School, Mesopotamia, Sylvorne Lavia of the North Union Secondary, Nyasha Mofford of the Girls High School, Delight Ollivierre of the Mountain View Adventist Academy and Lexie Selman of the Bishop’s College Kingstown.
The Final will take place at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown this Thursday October 25th.
The students will speak on the topic: "Capitalism has failed: The case for a Different Economic System"
The students are this year competing for a new challenge trophy named in honour of Charter Member, the late Michael Defreitas.
Source: NBC Radio
Seven Primary School Pupils were scheduled to compete in the finals of the Annual Primary Schools Reading Competition slated forTuesday 23rd October.
The seven finalists include Laron Jones from the Questelles Primary School, Jemelia Thomas from the Peters Vale Primary School, Bethany Triminigham from the Mustique Primary School, Xenique Daize from the St. Mary’s Primary School, Kemmi-Ann Roberts from the Fancy Primary School, Jerona Mapp from the Stubbs Primary School and K’eresa Lai from the Kingstown Preparatory School.
The competition is organized by Courts St. Vincent Limited and is being held under the theme: Investing in our nation’s children”.
The final was scheduled for Frenches House from 9:30 a.m.,while the regional Final is slated for November 15th in Dominica.
Last year’s winner was Solange Compton from the Kingstown Preparatory school.
Source: NBC Radio
The Ministry of Education held a ceremony for the presentation of over three hundred Taiwan scholarships.
The scholarships were awarded to students at the Primary, Secondary and Tertiary levels.
One hundred and eighty-seven Primary School pupils received awards, one-hundred and twenty-nine Secondary School Students and sixty-five post secondary students.