On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, students who sat the 2017 examinations for their CSEC, CAPE and Associate Degrees will be awarded the $500.00 gift for their performance.
To be eligible for the award, CSEC students must have gained five passes (Grades I to III) including Mathematics and English A.
CAPE students must have gained passes (Grades I to V) in at least two two-Unit subjects as well as in the single Unit Communication Studies (or Caribbean Studies) in two consecutive years.
Students in the various Associate Degree programmes must have gained at least a B — average.
The total number of recipients is seven hundred and seventy-two (772), categorized as follows:
Associate Degree: 120
Of the recipients who gained Associate Degrees and will receive this award, one hundred and twenty (120) are from St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College: fifteen (15) from the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies; forty- seven (47) from the Division of Technical and Vocational Education and fifty-eight
(58) from the Division of Teacher Education.
Recipients of the award are asked to present themselves at the Villa Campus of the SVGCC at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, with proof of identification bearing a photograph.
Recipients who are unable to attend this handing over ceremony may collect their award at the Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs beginning on Friday, November 3rd 2017, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., daily.
On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, during the annual Schools’ Independence Rally, twenty-nine (29) students received National Awards for their‘ outstanding performance in the CAPE 2017 examinations.
In April 2018, during the National Awards ceremony, students who sat the 2017 CSEC and CPEA and who are deemed by objective criteria to have performed the best will be rewarded for their outstanding performance.
The Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs is currently conducting registration of students for the May/June 2018 CSEC and CAPE examinations and expresses gratitude to all principals and teachers for the critical role which they play in our students’ development.
The Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs also acknowledges the invaluable contribution made by our stakeholders and partners to the enterprise of education.
The foregoing is the fulfilment of an obligation to reward all students whose performance meets established standards of excellence.
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