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St Joseph’s, Verbeke House take top positions in Rubis Ultra Tech powered sports meet

St Joseph’s, Verbeke House take top positions in Rubis Ultra Tech powered sports meet

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The annual joint sports meet of St Joseph’s Convent Kingstown and St Martin’s Secondary School took place on Thursday, February 15, beginning with an impressive march past of all houses and ending with several outstanding races.

The Rubis Ultra Tech sponsored event was visited by country representative Elroy Edwards, who addressed the students, encouraging them to always strive for excellence. He admonished that the key that will unlock the door to their success is the will to win, the desire to succeed and a fervent urge to reach their full potential.

He also stated that Rubis is proud to support the St Joseph’s Convent and the St Martin’s Secondary School sports meet, which gives students an opportunity to put their athleticism on show.

St Joseph’s House (Green) topped the St Joseph’s Convent meet with 799 points; Our Lady’s House (Blue) were second with 717 points, followed by Blessed Ann Marie (Yellow) with 712 and St Vincent’s House (Red), 678. Aaliyah Welcome emerged as senior champ, Fayann John, intermediate champ and Gail-ann John captured the junior champ title.

Verbeke House (Red) of St Martin’s Secondary School took the top spot with 554 points, followed by Brother Roberts (Blue) with 527 points, Justin (Green), 503 and Tim Daisy (Yellow) with 434.

Andrew Mapp, of Brother Roberts House, toppled the records for 100, 200 and 400 metres juniors. The 4x100m and the 4x200m records were also broken. Junior champ went to Andrew Mapp, intermediate champ was Oswin Richards and senior champ, Truloni McKenzie.

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