On Friday 18th February 2022, The Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the Division of Education, Research and Technology hosted an award ceremony in honour of eight students who secured top spots on the CXC CAPE Merit List June 2021.
A simple ceremony was hosted at the Anne Mitchell-Gift Auditorium Scarborough Library Facility to recognise the stellar academic achievements of our young Tobagonian.
Secretary Zorisha Hackett expressed that she was proud of the trailblazing accomplishments of each student stating that they have “𝒔𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒓𝒅 𝒉𝒊𝒈𝒉, 𝒘𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒆 𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒂𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒓𝒆𝒎𝒐𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂 𝒃𝒂𝒓𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒓 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒔𝒐 𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒚, 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒊𝒔 𝒂 𝒔𝒆𝒂𝒕 𝒐𝒇 𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒔 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒄𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒏𝒐𝒏-𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒅𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒂𝒍 𝒔𝒖𝒃𝒋𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒖𝒓𝒔𝒖𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒊𝒓 𝒂𝒄𝒂𝒅𝒆𝒎𝒊𝒄 𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒓𝒔.”
Teachers and Principals of the Signal Hill Secondary and Scarborough Secondary Schools were also recognized for their efforts and contribution toward the success of the students. They were awarded trophies, bouquets and fruit baskets.
The teachers awarded were:
Ms. Antineil Blackman – 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥
Ms. Jenielle Carrington – 𝐀𝐫𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐒𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐥 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥
Ms. Stacey Abraham – 𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲
Mr. Kwasi Baptiste – 𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥
The Secretary and Assistant Secretary commend the Merit list students on their success and encourage all students to strive for excellence on their respective academic journeys.
Students were awarded trophies, certificates of excellence and will also receive financial contributions towards their pursuit of higher learning.
The students’ placement are as follows:
𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐭 𝟐
4th Tabeel Tericia Arthur Signal Hill Secondary School
7th Ayesha Leith Scarborough Secondary School
9th Akiella Jinille Duncan Signal Hill Secondary School
𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐭𝟐 (𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐚)
3rd Chelsea Tyla Price Signal Hill Secondary School
3rd Amaiya Charissa Josielle Yeates Signal Hill Secondary School
7th Amber Lusean Mayhew Signal Hill Secondary School
𝐀𝐫𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐭 𝟐
4th Shanessa Lili John Signal Hill Secondary School
7th Tabeel Tericia Arthur Signal Hill Secondary School
7th Odin Bryan Williams Signal Hill Secondary School
The principal of Scarborough Secondary, Ms. Althea Alexander, and the principal of Signal Hill Secondary, Mr. Xavier King, also received trophies in recognition of the success of their schools.