Four schools have emerged as winners in the essay competition held by Dominica’s Cooperatives Division as part of activities marking 2012 as International Year of Cooperatives.
According to the Division, 15 primary schools and 10 secondary educational institutions participated in the competition.
Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School was among the winners, with one of its students Kaina Dupuis taking the first prize in the secondary school category.
She was given a plaque for her school and a monetary gift.
Placing second was Darnel Carbon Wilson of the Convent High School – she was not on hand to receive her prize at the Cooperative Division’s Fort Young Hotel held function on Wednesday where the winners were announced.
Top winner for the Primary Schools section was Salisbury Primary School’s Marquela Bedneau, followed by Jessima Carrette of the Clifton Primary School.