CSEC results to be officially released early next week; CBSS students excell

Nia Belle (on the left), Adicia Burton. Facebook photo

The results of the 2019 Caribbean Examination Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) exams, for Dominica, will be officially released next week.

An official of the Ministry of Education told Dominica News Online (DNO) on Thursday night that the results should be released by Monday or Tuesday of next week following the customary analysis of the information.

According to the official, it is expected that a national outlook of Dominica’s performance will be presented.

Social media exploded on Thursday with the breaking news of the outstanding results of some of the Dominican students. Dominican students were able to log on to the CXC Online Students Portal between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to access their individual results.

The grades of two students of the Castle Bruce Secondary School (CBSS) who performed extraordinarily well, were posted on social media. Nia Belle captured 13 ones and Adicia Burton, who graduated as the CBSS valedictorian in July this year, got 11 ones. Other notable performances at the school came from Melisia Valmond – 7 ones and twos and Trish Sanford – 6 ones, one two and one 3.

The Ministry of Education official who spoke to DNO, cautioned that it was a bit premature to name the official CSEC top performer in Dominica for 2019 as that position will be determined by the quality of performance of the top contenders based on certain criteria. However, the official was quick to point out that the student with the most ones could well be the top performer.

And that must have been very much on the minds of Kalinago Territory residents, who organized a motorcade on Thursday night, to celebrate the performance of Nia Belle and Adicia Burton.

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13 Comments

  1. Meli
    August 18, 2019

    The young man Christon Pascal from CBSS also got 8 ones and 3 two’s! Congratulations to those we know of and those we do not.

  2. August 17, 2019

    Congratulations to the two young ladies for the top score of the test. That’s what happens when you work hard and it pays. Continue to drive your education to greater accomplishment. God bless you both and the sky is the limit go for it with all your might again congratulations you both and the rest of the participants.

  3. Conscious
    August 17, 2019

    Great teachers in that school. Dedicated teachers.

  4. its me
    August 16, 2019

    Patience is a virtue. the ministry has to do analysis before having a press conference

  5. The Rock
    August 16, 2019

    since wen ministry taking so long to have a press conference. Ministry of education has preference when it comes to certain schools. if it was convent high school their name would be all over social media.

    • God's child
      August 16, 2019

      Why you all always complain. Why can’t we give Praise…Complaining complaining complaining. Children of Isreal…When will you have enough. Hardd to please. Be happy for our Youth.. OMG. Generation of VIPERS>

    • D/can
      August 16, 2019

      This has to be the dumbest comment that I’ve read on here. Whether or not the ministry calls it now or later, is that going to change the number of ones that the students obtained? Additionally the ministry has ALWAYS taken these steps. It’s only seems slower this year because you must be personally invested.

  6. Chris Stowe
    August 16, 2019

    who made this possible? by building a secondary in Castle Bruce. thank God for the 4yrs of UWP

    • Dominican
      August 16, 2019

      Neither UWP nor DLP did this, the young ladies did it on their own. Congratulations girls and to everyone else who succeeded.

      • %
        August 16, 2019

        @Dominican
        Yah.. Wonder when the hallucination will end . The hard working teachers are totally out!
        That’s how ungrateful some of you can be!!

      • Not known
        August 17, 2019

        Well said. The achievement of these young ladies have nothing to do with politics. Well done young stars. Continue to excell

  7. Latoya
    August 16, 2019

    Congratulations Young Ladies. God bless you.

  8. The islets
    August 16, 2019

    Prenature my big toe
    Regardless of your criteria 13 ones is 13 ones and at cbss we will regsrd our student as the top performer
    CBSS STRONG

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