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Kingstown Preparatory School wins KCCU Primary School Quiz

Kingstown Preparatory School wins KCCU  Primary School Quiz


The Kingstown Preparatory School (KPS) is the winner of the Kingstown Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. Annual Primary School Quiz.{{more}}

Jordan Hamlett and Jonathan Gieowarsingh, the two students representing the KPS, walked away with the winner’s trophy and other prizes at the finals of the competition on Saturday, November 19, at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown. The students also received the President’s Trophy for securing the most points in the Credit Union Affairs Category of the competition.

The boys told SEARCHLIGHT that they are happy about winning the competition, adding that they are proud of themselves.

“We think we deserved it”, Hamlett said. The KPS scored 23 points in the finals.

Teacher at the KPS Anthony Samuel, commenting on the boys performance, stated that he expected the boys to do well, adding that they were well prepared for the finals of the competition. He added that they received great support from the parents of the boys.

Second place went to the Stubbs Government School, represented by Joleen Grant and Rennetta Jack, who scored 21 points in the finals. Grant and Jack also said that they were happy about securing the second place. However, Grant felt that she could have done better in the Current Affairs category. According to Jack, it was her first time entering such a competition and she felt that it went well.

The students of the Barrouallie Secondary School came in third with 15 points. The students, Mukassa Gaymes and Kijuan Richardson, though elated about their third place position, felt they could have done better in a few of the categories.

Participants were required to answer questions in five categories, namely Local and Regional history, Credit Union Affairs, Current Affairs, General Knowledge and Sports. The competition featured three rounds of questions. In round one, students were required to answer multiple choice questions, while questions in round two were close ended questions. In round three, students used buzzers to answer questions.