Dominican is valedictorian of UWI Open Campus for 2019

Novenia Isaac, The UWI Open Campus 2019 Valedictorian

A Dominican has been awarded Valedictorian of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus for its 2019 Presentation of Graduates Ceremony.

Her name is Novenia Norisia Isaac, a secretary at the Portsmouth Secondary School.

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St John’s Pentecostal Ministries Church in Antigua and Barbuda.

Novenia completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work with First Class Honours.

Novenia, from the northern community of Thibaud, s a mother of one and also a mentor to many students at the Portsmouth Secondary School.

Novenia places high importance on being a positive role model to young people and encourages them to follow their dreams no matter how off the path they may appear.

“The most important lesson I learned while pursuing my degree is that in order to succeed you must never forget what it is that you are trying to achieve and in doing so, work fervently to achieve that goal,” she explained.

She said she is driven by the values of honesty, hard work and dedication and applies these values to everything she undertakes academically, professionally and personally.

Novenia credits her drive to succeed, to the unconditional support she received from her network of family and friends and her ever-growing faith in God.

As is customary, Novenia will deliver the Valedictory Speech on behalf of her fellow graduates from across the region at Saturday’s graduation ceremony.

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  1. De Observer
    October 16, 2019

    Congratulations Ms Isaac! So very proud of you and your achievement. Your masters next my dear.

  2. Dominica
    October 11, 2019


  3. jamie
    October 10, 2019

    Congrats,love reading good news on our people.HARD WORK PAYS OF.

  4. Thug luv
    October 9, 2019

    Wow, congratulations

  5. Praying for DA
    October 9, 2019

    Congrats Novenia

  6. Mr. Director
    October 9, 2019

    Congratulations are due! I wish you well in future endeavors!

  7. roasted pigtails
    October 9, 2019

    wow! Impressive. Congratulations!

  8. Winston Ettienne
    October 9, 2019

    Congrats on your achievement Miss Isaac.

  9. semaj
    October 9, 2019

    Congratulations. You have made your family and Nation proud. May the good Lord continue to guide you in all your endeavors.

  10. Congrats
    October 9, 2019

    Congrats, my girl. This is such an achievement. You have pushed hard and now you are rewarded. Continue to soar and I wish you and daughter the very best in life.

  11. Dg
    October 9, 2019

    Old news… Now DNO wake up. That was all over the internet already.

    • DA2DBONE
      October 9, 2019

      Maybe you cruise the internet a little too much.

  12. Righteous
    October 9, 2019

    Congratulations Sister. Continue to inspire the youth through your works and action.

    One Love Dominicans #OLD

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