Shanda Francis of the Lighthouse Christian Academy has captured first place in the first semi-finals of the DBS Radio/Ministry of Education Reading Competition held on Monday.
Tia Letang of the Ebenezer SDA Primary School grabbed second place while Annicia Coipel from the St. Martin Primary secured third place.
Mia Bruno of the from the St. Joseph Primary School came fourth and Grace Vidal from the Coulibistrie Primary School fifth.
The next semi-finals will take place on Wednesday, June 26 and will have the following participants:
1. Aliyah Henry – St. Joseph SDA Primary
2. Anisha Austrie – Temple SDA
3. Sherdina Antoine – Petite Savanne Primary
4. Hananel Valerie – Christian Union Primary
5. Nyrella St. Jean – Clifton Primary
6. Merkayla John Baptiste – Convent Prep
7. Mallet Marie – Pioneer Prep
8. Khalid Leblanc – Penville Primary
9. Celine Lewis – St. Luke’s Primary
The finals will be held on July 12, at the Arawak House of Culture when the five from the first semi-finals clash with the five chosen from the second.
The event is expected to begin at 2:30 pm.