Rotary Club of Liamuiga Proves St. Kitts is Overflowing with Talent

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 11, 2013 – Talents sought. Talents found. Talents lauded. The Rotary Club of Liamuiga (RCL) successfully concluded its 2013 Talent Search Competition in grand style when the finals were held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on Thursday June 6, 2013.

The event was graced with the presence of the Hon. Glenn Phillip, Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sports, et al and Ms. Clarice Cotton, Chief Education Officer (Ag.) who both applauded the efforts of RCL in engaging the nation’s youth in empowering activities. Minister Phillip also lauded the participants for their exquisite performances and thanked their parents, guardians and teachers for guiding them along their journey.

The 2013 Talent Search Finals showcased primary and high school participants in the categories of dance, poetry, vocal music and instrumental music. Finalists were selected following several zonal semi-finals throughout the island in the weeks before the competition. RCL first hosted the competition in 2005.

Emerging victorious in the Primary School Categories were: Ryanne Liburd of Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Dance), Kariema Mitcham of Cayon Primary (Poetry) and Shaiyan Douglas of Violet Petty Primary (Vocal Music).

In the High School Categories, the following students rose above their fellow competitors to win first prize: Azuredee Mills of Charles E. Mills Secondary (Dance), Ivorlyn Phipps of Cayon High (Instrumental Music) and Vakiel Herbert of Charles E. Mills Secondary (Vocal Music).

The other results are as follows:


2nd Prize Dance – Petal Bradshaw, Dieppe Bay Primary
2nd Prize Poetry – Aziel Belle, Dieppe Bay Primary
2nd Prize Vocal Music – Chrislorn Baptiste, Beach Allen Primary

3rd Prize Dance – Alencia Williams, Cayon Primary
3rd Prize Poetry – Kianja Pole, Beach Allen Primary
3rd Prize Vocal Music – Lerencia Williams, Sandy Point Primary


2nd Prize Dance – Roberitine Webbe, Immaculate Conception Catholic
2nd Prize Instrumental Music – Quacent Edwards, Charles E. Mills Secondary
2nd Prize Vocal Music – Kwahne Wharton, Verchilds High

3rd Prize Dance – Zonelle Hutchinson, Cayon High
3rd Prize Vocal Music – Kewanna Browne, Cayon High

RCL expresses sincere gratitude to the sponsors whose significant contributions helped to bring the competition to such a satisfying climax—Sponsors: Caribbean Credit Card Corporation, Grace Kennedy Money Services (Western Union), Ram’s Trading Ltd. (Seven Seas & Sunquick), Warner’s One Stop and ZIZ Broadcasting Corporation.

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