First form scholarship winners announced
Basseterre, St Kitts – The St Kitts Teachers’ Union is pleased to announce the winners of its First Form Scholarship Programme for Academic Year September 2011-July 2012. The Scholarship Programme, which is in its second year, has awarded 14 students to date since its inception in 2010.
The scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate leadership through their involvement in extra-curricular activities as well factors such as financial need, scholastic achievement, and community involvement were considered.
The application procedure for the Scholarship included a School Report on the applicant, a form describing extracurricular activities and community involvement, a statement of interest that describes the applicant’s personal and family background, and a recommendation form completed by someone from outside the school system who can attest to the applicant’s character.
These scholarships were made available exclusively to students of Grade Six (6) of primary schools (public or private) whose parent is a member of the St Kitts Teacher’s Union.
The scholarships, each worth EC$500, benefit students entering the seven (7) secondary schools , including the Immaculate Conception Catholic School, in St Kitts in September 2011.
The seven successful applicants for the St Kitts Teachers’ Union First Form Scholarship Programme 2011-2012 are:
- Aundriel Browne
- Johneva Blake
- Keeanna Ible
- Kiandre Weekes
- Nakia Wilkinson
- Zarina Lawrence
- Zomiah Hutchinson
The St Kitts Teachers’ Union wishes all scholarship winners a successful year at their new school.