St. Pauls Primary School Secures Place in Best in Class Finals

Twelve students from the West Zone of St. Kitts gathered at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank on Tuesday, 29th November, 2011 to compete in the last, semi-final of SCASPA’s Best in Class Primary School Quiz Competition.

The St. Pauls Primary School represented by Arljanique Ward and Charissa Caesar won the evening’s competition with a total score of sixty-five (65) points. Gariel Bowry and Kizwana Proctor who represented the Sandy Point Primary School, followed in second position with a total score of fifty (50) points. The Bronte Welsh Primary School, represented by Reuben Jemel St. Luce and Lakyle Henry emerged as third place winners with a total score of thirty (30) points.

The most outstanding students were Gariel Bowry from Sandy Point Primary and Arljannique Ward from St. Pauls Primary who tied with a total score of twenty-five (25) points.

Other participants were Denisha Abbott and Tekoyah Mason representing the Dieppe Bay Primary School, Janesha Hyliger and Vincia Douglas from The Newton Ground Primary School and Inshan Liburd and Melisa Drew from the Tyrell Williams Primary School.

In individual, team and speed rounds, questions were asked from the core subject areas of the Grade Five curriculum including Mathematics, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies as well as SCASPA Affairs.

English Specialist Judge Mr. Stafford Pemberton said, “I enjoyed the evening. It was stimulating and engaging. This competition offered students the chance to compete in a healthy way and it sensitized both students and teachers to the weak areas they have to focus on.”

The final Best in Class Primary School Quiz competition will take place on Thursday, 1st December, 2011 at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank at 6: 00 p.m. The Beach Allen, Joshua Obadiah Williams, Seventh-day Adventist and St. Pauls Primary Schools will all compete for the title, Best in Class Primary School Quiz Competition Champion.

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