Celebrating Academic Excellence: Congratulations to the NGSA Exam Top Achievers!

Eight girls were among the top 15 performers of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) Examination in Guyana.   Saskia Twahir of the School of Nations scored the highest in the entire country with 524 out of 529 marks. Below are the results of the 8 young women who scored the highest. Saskia Twahir – 524 marks “I am ecstatic; all of my hard work for six years has finally paid off,” said 12-year-old Saskia who credits her success to her … read more


Meet the Newly Crowned Miss World Guyana 2017, Vena Mookram – She Rocks!

Congratulations to 18-year-old, Vena Mookram, who captured the crown last night and walked away with the title of  Miss World Guyana 2017.   The  5’6″ tall beauty was born on September 12, 1998 in the Capitol City of Georgetown and is a first-time beauty pageant contestant.  She will represent Guyana on the Miss World stage this coming December in China. A fitness enthusiast, Vena’s Beauty with a Purpose platform focuses on physical fitness and nutrition and she has collaborated with Guyana’s Ministry of Public Health to work on strategies to promote healthy … read more


Stories We Love! Guyanese-American Student, Kayla Stewart, accepted to 5 Ivy League Colleges

Kayla Stewart, a 2017 graduate of the Medical Arts Academy at the Gloucester Township Campus of Camden County Technical Schools (CCTS), was accepted into five of the eight ivy league colleges. She chose to attend Columbia University, but was also accepted into Brown University, University of Pennsylvania, Williams College, Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie Mellon University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Rutgers University-Honors College, Boston University, and New York University. Kayla lives in Sicklerville, NJ with her … read more