At a ceremony held at the Beach Allen Primary School this morning, the Parliamentary Representative for Central Basseterre, the Hon. Marcella Liburd, presented awards to three students, two of whom are now at the Basseterre High School and one at the Washington Archibald High School.
Vedal Lake was presented with the award for the student from Central Basseterre who best exemplifies academic excellence, good behaviour, participation in extra-curricular activities and who has a special need. This is the second year that this award has been presented.
Two new awards for sports were added this year. Lysandra Hook received the award for the best female in sports out of Central Basseterre. She excels in track & field and netball. While Kevon Pitt received the award for the best male in sports, excelling in track& field and football.
The principal, Mrs. Emelita Warner-Paul and the Hon. Marcella Liburd both gave brief remarks and congratulated the awardees.
The ceremony was attended by students from grades 4, 5 and 6, their teachers and support staff.