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Trinidad and Tobago students dominate CAPE awards

Trinidad and Tobago students dominate CAPE awards

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Jordanna Deane, of St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, is this year’s recipient of the Dennis Irvine Award. The award is for the Most Outstanding Performer in the May/June Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).{{more}}

Jordanna becomes the first female and the third student from Trinidad and Tobago to win the award.

She achieved Grade I in ten CAPE Units with all As in the Module grades. She achieved Grade I in Caribbean Studies, Chemistry Units 1 and 2, Communication Studies, Geography Units 1 and 2, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2.

Four other students from schools in Trinidad and Tobago also won in other categories- Business Studies, Modern Language, Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

The award for outstanding performance in Modern Languages goes to Jennisa Nandoo, of Naparima Girls’ High School. Jennisa achieved Grade I with all As in the Module grades in Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, French Units 1 and 2, History Units 1 and 2 and Spanish Units 1 and 2.

Shradda Kamath, of Holy Faith Convent, Couva wins the award for the Most Outstanding Performance in Natural Sciences. Shradda achieved Grade I in 10 Units, all with As in the Module grades. She achieved Grade 1 in Biology Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry Units 1 and 2, Communication Studies, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2.

Kyle Richard Hutton, of Hill View College, receives the Business Studies Award with Grade I in eight Units, including six Business Units. He achieved Grade I in Accounting Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Economics Units 1 and 2 and Management of Business Units 1 and 2.

Matthew Adrian Maraj, of Presentation College, San Fernando, is the winner of the Award for the Most Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. Matthew achieved Grade I in ten Units with all As in the Modules grades, with the exception of one B in Caribbean Studies. He achieved Grade I in Applied Mathematics Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry Units 1 and 2, Communication Studies, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2.

Two students from Jamaica and one from Barbados share the other three awards.

Fredrick Taylor, of Munro College, Jamaica, receives the award for the Most Outstanding Performance in Computer Science. Fredrick achieved Grade I in Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Computer Science Units 1 and 2, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2.

Jerdian Jervian Johnson, of Holy Childhood School, Jamaica, receives the award for the Most Outstanding Performance in Technical Studies with Grade I in nine Units and Grade II in one Unit. Jerdian achieved Grade I in Accounting Units 1 and 2, Biology Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry Units 1 and 2, Food and Nutrition Units 1 and 2, and Grade II in Communication Studies.

The prize for the Most Outstanding Performance in Humanities goes to Barbadian Chloe Walker, of Harrison College. Chloe achieved Grade I in eight Units – Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, History Units 1 and 2, Literatures in English Units 1 and 2 and Sociology Units 1 and 2.

St Joseph Convent, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, receives the award for CAPE School of the Year for producing the Most Outstanding Candidate in the 2008 examinations.

The awardees will receive their prizes at the annual CXC Regional Top Awards Presentation ceremony slated for the Hilton Hotel in Barbados on December 4.

The prize includes a cheque for US$2000.00 for the Most Outstanding Performance Overall and US$1000.00 for the Most Outstanding Performance in the subject categories.

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