The unique, exclusive, LIME (St. Kitts and Nevis Ltd) sponsored event will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Beach Resort and forms part of an academic excellence project coordinated by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Ministry of Education. LIME (Cable and Wireless) achieves its objectives, which are (a) to promote the principles of excellence among high school students and (b) to promote higher standards of teaching, by means of hosting this annual spectacular event.
Among the students to be honoured are Ms Tishanna Hazel, the Federation’s State Scholar, Ms Shanice Liburd and Mr Wricherly Gumbs the runner-up State Scholars, and Ms Thérèse Wilson-Rawlins, who received best results in the CXC examinations. There will also be awardees from the varying divisions of the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, and teacher awardees from eight secondary schools within the Federation, in appreciation of their invaluable contribution towards the educational development of the students.
The guest speaker for the 26th Academic Excellence Recognition Awards ceremony is Dr Marcus Natta, Senior Project Analyst in the Ministry of Sustainable Development and a lecturer of the Advanced Pure Mathematics, Construction Mathematics, and Engineering Science in the Division of Arts, Science and General Studies at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College. Dr Natta also serves as a CFBC representative on the St. Kitts-Nevis Accreditation Board. It is expected that Prime Minister Douglas will also be in attendance along with Ministry of Education officials, representatives of the Chamber and representatives of LIME.