Congratulations to the Top Academic Achievers at the National Education Award Ceremony

On October 29th His Excellency President David Granger delivered the main address at the Ministry of Education’s 19th annual National Education Award ceremony at the National Cultural Centre. The Office of the Presidency honored several students who excelled in high school in 2015, and at the CAPE and CSEC examinations.  The majority of the top achievers were girls  representing public and private high schools throughout Guyana.

Below President David Granger and officials from the Education Ministry poses for a photo with this year’s top CSEC and CAPE awardees. From left: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Delma Nedd, Headmistress, Queen’s College, Jackie Benn, Joshanna Hopkinson, Shannon Woodroff, Junior Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry, President David Granger, Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, Shonta Noel, Victoria Najab, Aliyah Rasheed and Chief Education Officer, Olato Sam.

President David Granger and officials from the Education Ministry with this year's top CSEC and CAPE Awardees

President David Granger and officials from the Education Ministry with this year’s top CSEC and CAPE Awardees

President David Granger presenting an award to Victoria Najab from the Saraswati Vidya Niketan School for the most outstanding candidate at the CSEC level in business education.

President David Granger presenting an award to Victoria Najab from the Saraswati Vidya Niketan School for the most outstanding candidate at the CSEC level in business education.

 Shonta Noel Addressing the Gathering

Shonta Noel Addressing the Gathering

Shonta Noel, who attends St Rose’s High school was honored for being the Most Outstanding in Business Studies at the CAPE level.  She achieved six grade one passes and one grade two.  Shonta was also one of two students who received the first ever Desrey Fox Scholarship Award.

Best senior secondary school performers: Shawn Shewram, Shannon Woodroffe, Paige Carter, Kadesh Daniels, Ashley Anthony, Abigail Somrah, and Joshanna Hopkinson

Best senior secondary school performers: Shawn Shewram, Shannon Woodroffe, Paige Carter, Kadesh Daniels, Ashley Anthony, Abigail Somrah, and Joshanna Hopkinson

Congratulations to all of the honorees!

Source: Ministry of the Presidency

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