Trinidad and Tobago Students Continue to Dominate CAPE® Regional Top Awards

For the second consecutive year, a student from Presentation College, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago is the winner of the Dennis Irvine Award, the prize for the Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

Kerry Singh receives the award this year with Grade I in 12 Units, all with As in the Module grades. Kerry achieved Grade I in Applied Mathematics Units 1 and 2, Biology Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry Units 1 and 2, Communication Studies, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2.

This outstanding performance also earns Kerry awards in two other categories – Most Outstanding Candidate in Natural Sciences and Most Outstanding Candidate in Mathematics.

Kerry follows in the footsteps of Nicholas Sammy from the same school who won the Dennis Irvine Award last year with Grade I in 14 Units.

Kerry leads an almost clean sweep of the CAPE Regional Top Awards by candidates from Trinidad and Tobago as they take eight of the nine awards.

Shastri Ram of Presentation College, Chaguanas, receives the award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in Technical Studies. Shastri achieved Grade I in 10 Units – Applied Mathematics Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Geometrical Engineering Drawing Units 1 and 2, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2.

Samantha Khan, a student of St Augustine Girls’ High School, is the recipient of the award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in Modern Languages. Samantha achieved Grade I in eight Units with all As in the Module grades. She achieved Grade I in Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, French Units 1 and 2, Literatures in English Units 1 and 2 and Spanish Units 1 and 2.

Lakshmi Girls’ Hindu School continues to dominate in Business Studies, as once again a student from that institution is the winner of the award.Shalini Singh receives the award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in Business Studies with Grade I in eight Units, all with A on the Module grade. These Units are Accounting Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Economics Units 1 and 2 and Management of Business Units 1 and 2.

 

The award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in Environmental Science goes to Ivan Leonce of St Mary’s College with Grade I in eight Units – Biology Units 1 and 2, Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Environmental Science Units 1 and 2 and Geography Units 1 and 2.

Celeste Dass of St Joseph’s Convent, San Fernando, is the winner of the award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in the Humanities with Grade I in seven Units – Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, History Unit 2, Literatures in English Units 1 and 2 and Sociology Units 1 and 2. Celeste also achieved Grade II in History Unit 1.

Jonathan Lym ofCampion College, Jamaica maintains the school’s rich tradition of dominating the award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in Information and Communication Technology and averts the clean sweep by candidates from Trinidad and Tobago. He achieved Grade I in ten Units – Caribbean Studies, Chemistry Units 1 and 2, Communication Studies, Computer Science Units 1 and 2, Physics Units 1 and 2 and Pure Mathematics Unit 1 and 2.

For producing the Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in 2011, Presentation College, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago, receives the award for the CAPE School of the Year.

Awardees will receive their prizes at a ceremony scheduled for Thursday 1st December 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Trinidad and Tobago.