Five students of the St. Vincent Grammar School have been awarded for participating in an environmental conservation poster and essay competitions organized by First Citizens Investment Services Limited in collaboration with the school’s Environment Club.
The winners of these competitions were presented with prizes this morning at the school’s general assembly.
The competitions were based on the theme “Cleaner Space Reducing Waste.”
Mirac Creese received $ 1,000 for having won the poster competition, while Cimalon Hamilton received $300 for winning the Upper School Essay competition that targeted students of Forms 3-5.
Second place went to Rayshorn Dickson who received $150 and Kareem Andrews placed third and was awarded $100.
In the Lower School category of the essay competition which targeted students of Forms 1 and 2, Stanislaus Gomes placed first and received the prize of $300, with second place going to Paul Clarke, who received $150.
Manager of First Citizens Investment Services Nolan Gabriel says the competitions were held as part of phase two of her agency’s CARE initiative of its corporate social responsibility program, which was undertaken to restore and enhance the roundabout area at the St. Vincent Grammar School.
Ms. Gabriel says phase three of the project will see a mural being painted of the winner poster from the competition.
Meanwhile, Head of the Environmental Club, Mrs. Leslyn Tucker-Baisden says the club is planning to undertake a project to erect a green house at the school, it is also undertaking a Recycling paper project.