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.
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.
Congratulations to all of the honorees!
Source: Ministry of the Presidency