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Over 700 outstanding CSEC, CAPE students to receive $500 award

Over 700 outstanding  CSEC, CAPE students to receive $500 award

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Seven hundred and forty-nine (749) students will this Friday, November 8 be presented with $500 gift awards for outstanding performances in the 2019 CSEC, CAPE and Associate Degree examinations.

To be eligible for the award, CSEC students must have gained five passes (Grades I to III) including Mathematics and English A. CAPE students must have gained passes (Grades I to V) in at least two two-Unit subjects as well as in the single Unit Communication Studies (or Caribbean Studies) in two consecutive years. Students in the various Associate Degree programmes must have gained at least a B – average.

Of the 749 students, 373 wrote the CSEC exam, 222 the CAPE exam and 154 are from the Associate Degree program.

Of the recipients who gained Associate Degrees and will receive the award from the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College, 44 are from the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies; 56 from the Division of Technical and Vocational Education, and 54 from the Division of Teacher Education.

Recipients of the award are asked to present themselves at the Villa Campus of the SVGCC at 9:00 a.m. on November 8, 2019, with proof of identity bearing a photograph.

“The Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Information is currently conducting registration of students for the May/June 2019 CSEC and CAPE examinations and expresses gratitude to all principals and teachers for the critical role which they play in our students’ development,” a release from the Ministry said.

The Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Information also acknowledges the invaluable contribution made by our stakeholders and partners to the enterprise of education.

The foregoing is the fulfillment of an obligation to reward all students whose performance meets established standards of excellence, the release said.

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