Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 22 , 2020 (ZIZ News): Two students from St. Kitts emerged as top performers in the 2020 Creative Youth Art Competition sponsored and hosted by the ECCB and the Regional Security System Asset Recovery Unit (RSS ARU).
Anique Ward of the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College captured first place in the 17 to 19 age category.
For her interpretation of Cultural Awareness: Keeping Our Culture Alive, Anique’s piece depicts eight characters assembling to celebrate and embrace their different cultures in the form of a dance. The characters represent each of the ECCB member countries.
While in the age 17 to 19 category, Odama Tiffany Prince of the Basseterre High School won second place.
The first-place winners in each of the categories will be awarded a $3,000 cash prize and a grant of $2,000 will be awarded to their respective schools. The students who placed second will each receive $2,500 and their schools will be presented with a grant of $1,500. The third-place winners will each receive $1,500 and their schools will be awarded a grant of $1,000.
Fifty-six entries were received from the eight ECCB member countries on the three topics: Recycling: Waste Management for an Eco-Friendly Region; Cultural Awareness: Keeping Our Culture Alive; and Combating Crime through Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery.