QC student cops 25 subjects at CSEC

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first_img… 26 students secured 12 subjects and moreThe Education Ministry on Tuesday officially announced this year’s top performers at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.During the press conference hosted at the National Centre for Education Resource Development (NCERD), it was revealed that a total of 26 students across Guyana managed to secure 12 Grades Ones and more at the 2017 sitting of the CSEC examination.CSEC 2017 Top Student, Michael Bhopaul – 24 Ones & 1 TwoRecording a landmark achievement for his school and country was 16-year-old Michael Bhopaul of Queen’s College, who managed to secure a groundbreaking 25 passes at the secondary level regional assessment.Bhopual, who scored a massive 24 Grade Ones and One Grade Two indicated that he is ecstatic but mostly satisfied that his efforts were not in vain. While speaking with Guyana Times on Tuesday, the aspiring professor of Quantum Physics underlined what prompted his ambitious leap to pursue 25 subjects.He relayed, “I just want to show students across the Caribbean that the limits society places on us do not define us or our capabilities, we are beyond that,” while continuing, “Whatever you set your mind to, you can achieve it, as long as you’re consistent and you’re dedicated.”Rawleeta Barrow – 19 Grade OnesAs such, the QC student copped the top spot among a list of 26 local top rankers at CSEC 2017.Coming in at second is Rawleeta Barrow, also of Queen’s College, who earn herself 19 Grade Ones at this year’s sitting.In her interview with this newspaper, the Chief Justice in the making outlined her climb to success. In doing so she stated, “Preparation wise it was a lot of studying, I had to determine my goal and just focus on it. It was a lot of time, energy, dedication and I couldn’t be happier with the results.”Roshawn Cummings – 16 Grade OnesAs such, Barrow noted, “I’m ecstatic actually, but I think the overwhelming emotion that I feel is gratitude to all those who helped me through this experience.”Ranking third is yet another QC student, Roshawn Cummings, who walked off with 16 Grades Ones at this year’s CSEC examinations.The aspiring politician expressed delight in his performance and thanked his supporters for the part played in his success.Essequibo Coast top performer, Nicholas Headley – 15 Ones & 2 Twos“I’m very proud of myself first of all, I mean I didn’t expect to do that well but I’m grateful I’m thankful to God and all the people that helped me to achieve this incredible feat,” said Cummings.The QC top ranker further conveyed, “I look forward to moving forward in life and serving my country.”The remainder of the top five spots was filled by Keshini Digamber, who attained 16 Ones and one Three; as well as Shontel Archer, scoring 15 Grande Ones and three Twos. Both of the girls hail from the Saraswati Vidya Nakitan in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara).Essequibo CoastMeanwhile, also present at the press conference on Tuesday was the top performer of Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), who hails from Anna Regina Multilateral on the Essequibo Coast.Nicholas Headley, 17, scored 15 Grade Ones and two Grade Twos and as such is calling on other students from his region to follow in his footsteps. Commenting on his accomplishment, the Essequibian relayed, “Naturally as any other student would, I’m excited, overjoyed, overwhelmed… preparations for the exams I would say I put in a fair amount of studies with the aid of the teachers. I also remember the almighty above, he is a very important person/aspect in my life.”Berbice top ranker, Puran Subramanie – 13 Grade Ones“I would say to any student, if you feel that you have a natural desire, the natural ability to achieve well, go ahead, don’t hold yourself back, go ahead as my teachers would have always told me,” Headley expressed while extending words of advice to students looking to mirror his success.A total of 26 students ranked among the top performers in Guyana at the 2017 CSEC examination, with each of the young minds gaining Grade One passes in 12 subjects or more.Among the high-flyers are students of Queen’s College, ISA Islamic and Marian Academy in Georgetown, Saraswati Vidya Nakitan, on the West Coast of Demerara, Anna Regina Secondary on the Essequibo Coast, and Tagore High in Berbice.BerbiceTagore Memorial Secondary, a school which has been under investigation after allegations surfaced that a teacher was offering students illegal drugs, is now boasting success at this year’s CSEC, as two of the students from the class that was at the centre of the investigation have topped the region.Kamella Parsudial of Number Naught Village, Corentyne, has topped Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) with 13 Grade Ones and two Grade Twos while her classmate Puran Subramanie of Number 67 Village, Corentyne, copped 13 Grade Ones.Parsudial is the daughter of a rice farmer and Subramanie is the son of a fisherman.Speaking with Guyana Times, Parsudial said she wanted to challenge herself and wrote 15 subjects. The young woman explained that there was a lot of competition which pushed her to excel.Not quite sure what she intends to do, in a positive voice she said it will be something in the medical field.Meanwhile, Subramanie says he had to give up watching television and spent many nights studying. “Some nights I went right through. My mother would tell me to go to my bed and get some rest but she understood that I was up doing my studies. When I am finished I would go in. My mother was very, very supportive when I was studying.”The young man is still to decide what he wants to make his career since he has two options. “It will either be in the medical field of aviation. I am not sure as yet but I like both of them,” he said.last_img read more


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first_imgJOE AT WORK: DEMONSTRATING RABBIT SKINNING SKILLS FOR SCOUTSA CO Donegal man who dedicates all his spare time to help others has tonight been named as Co Donegal Community Champion.Joe Boland will represent the county in the national competition organised by Calor.Following several weeks of intense nominating, the company have received entries from every corner of Donegal. And Lifford man Joe has been shortlisted as the Donegal nominee for the Community Champion initiative.Joe has been involved in Scouting for almost 20 years.Said the judges: “Everything he does is for the benefit of young scouts. In the past he has taken up roles on County, Provincial and National Boards but what he loves most is organising activities for scouts, including camps and challenge days.“Joe is not only a regular scout leader but also an avid Scout leader trainer and has trained hundreds and possibly thousands of leaders over many years, including at least 10 volunteer training courses this year alone.” Now donegaldaily.com is getting behind the Derry Journal photographer – and we need YOUR help to land him the national prize.The winner of the Calor Community Champion 2012 will receive €1,500 and a bursary of €7,500 to give to their nominated charity or local organisation.  Calor is even throwing in €500 for the person or organisation that nominated them.Voting is now open to each and every member of the public through the Calor Facebook page.To support your local hero, Joe Boland and play your part in helping him to be recognised as the first Calor Community Champion could not be easier, visit our Gallery of Nominees to see who is representing your county, read about the organisation they have selected to receive the prize and their ‘pitch’ for your vote atwww.facebook.com/calorireland.  The public will have until August 20th to vote for their favourite and the top four local champions and two wildcards will make it through to the final phase.Speaking at the shortlist announcement, Hector Ó hEochagáin, TV personality and head of the Judging Panel said: “We asked for nominations from every corner and boreen on the island and you have not disappointed! All of us on the judging panel have been heartened by the stories of unseen work going on across our local communities. “This initiative has been a platform to shed light on these truly deserving people, like Joe Boland here in Donegal.  We now have a gallery of what can only be described as real life community heroes.  Now it is time to see what each county is truly made of and who the best supporters are, so visit the Gallery of Nominees and get voting today!”Jennifer Fagan, Marketing Executive, Calor Gas said, “At Calor we have been overwhelmed by the quality of work going on across the country and the numbers of nominations which have been flooding in to us.  These people help to raise aspirations and create a feel-good factor within local communities.  Choosing the local champions has been a hard task, without them it is clear our communities would be much poorer places.  Calor wants every county to get behind their local champion and provide them with the reward and recognition they deserve.”The winner will be chosen by our Judging Panel led by TV and radio personality, Hector Ó hEochagáin, and including legendary GAA and sports broadcaster, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and Jennifer Fagan from Calor.  The Calor Community Champion 2012 will be announced on September 4th. SCOUT’S HONOUR! DELIGHT AS JOE NAMED DONEGAL COMMUNITY CHAMPION 2012 was last modified: July 31st, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:SCOUT’S HONOUR! DELIGHT AS JOE NAMED DONEGAL COMMUNITY CHAMPION 2012last_img read more