- Principal says commitment of students, teachers & parents attributed to this success
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has awarded its 2021 Regional Top Awards Ceremony to nine Guyanese students who excelled at last year’s Caribbean Secondary Examinations Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE).
Guyana’s Queen’s College copped the Top School Award for the entire Caribbean.
Headmistress of Queen’s College Candaice Cave says this would be the second consecutive year where Queen’s College will be copping awards for both CSEC and CAPE performances.
“I am happy about it, it shows that perseverance always takes precedent regardless of the shortcomings and difficulties we had over the last two years due to this pandemic,”
The Headmistress said the collaborative effort between the teachers, the students and the parents have led the institution to become the top school of the Caribbean.
“I believe its commitment not only from the teachers but the students as well, discipline and commitment and working towards a common goal,”
The Headmistress expressed gratitude to the students and said they really worked hard to achieve their goals. She also noted the importance of parental support for success,
“I think our students really overcame the challenges together with the support of their parents, we cannot leave that out and their resilience as well as their ability to work together and support each other. “
Queen’s College is aiming to cop the awards for this year as well as next year again. This will be the eight-year whereby QC will be topping the CSEC examinations.
Zaynab Shaffie of Queen’s College received the Overall Outstanding Achievement award for CSEC 2021 and Roshni Samaroo, copped the Humanities awards.
The top Business award went to Naresh Jagnanan from the Essequibo Islands Secondary School while Serena Razak from Queen’s College received the top Technical Vocational award.
Riley Dominique Nurse, another Queen’s College student and Saalih Muhammad Rahim from I.S.A Islamic School both received the ACCA CSEC Accounting Award for Principles of Accounts.
Samuel Haynes from Queen’s College copped the CAPE Overall Outstanding Achievement award.
The ACCA CAPE Accounting Award went to Crystal Benjamin from The Bishops’ High School and Abdul Subhan from St Stanislaus College was the top History Awardee for CAPE 2021.