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(WEFM NEWS) — Rhea Ollivierre from St. Vincent Girls High School took the top spot in the 2016 Lion’s Club / FLOW Secondary School’s Public Speaking Competiton, on Wednesday November 16, 2016. Rhea took the Lion Michael DeFreitas Challenge Trophy for her School, as well as winning the Main speech category,

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(WEFM) — St. Vincent and the Grenadines recorded a slight decrease in the overall pass rate for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) exams this year. According to a release from the Ministry of Education, Tuesday, the 2016 pass rate was 87.10, down from the 89.42 percent recorded in 2015.

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Completed application forms returned  for the 2016 WEFM Summer Reading Challenge
Local NewsYouth

(WEFM) — Five finalists have been selected in the 2016 WEFM Summer Reading Challenge. The five were selected after they outread many participants in the challenge, whose entries were judged and scrutinized. The five are; Avin Cruickshank, 14, of Pembroke and a Student of the St. Vincent Boy’s Grammar School; Rhojaysha

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Winner of 2015 challenge (Left) collecting a cash prize from Jozel John
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(WEFM) — WEFM Radio is hosting its 3rd annual summer reading challenge this year. The challenge, which started in 2014, was designed to create reading ambassadors, who would entice their peers to be confident, proficient and efficient readers. It is also a tool to expose teens to careers in media.

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A photo of MadKing in a studio, preparing for a recording session
EntertainmentYouth

(WEFM) — You’ve heard about Mad Skull and Madzart, but there is a new Mad sensation on the Vincy Soca market. He is Johnroy “MadKing” Haywood, 20, from North Leeward and he is releasing pressure. Placing 3rd in the recently held North Leeward Soca Monarch, MadKing’s power soca song –

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(WEFM – Feature) — It is a global attraction frequented by millions of people each year, but few Vincentian teenagers are believed to have had the opportunity to visit the Great Wall of China. Eighteen (18) year old Raeisa Byron-Cox is one of the few. In July of 2015, Raeisa

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