DBS Radio/Ministry of Education Reading Competition update

The qualifiers from left: Coulibistrie Primary School, St. Joseph Primary, St. Martin's Primary, Lighthouse Christian Academy and Ebenezer SDA. Photo courtesy of DBS Radio
The qualifiers from left: Coulibistrie Primary School, St. Joseph Primary, St. Martin’s Primary, Lighthouse Christian Academy and Ebenezer SDA. Photo courtesy of DBS Radio

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.

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  1. Roxann
    April 21, 2014

    Way to go anisha. So proud of u babe!!

  2. sher
    June 26, 2013

    Annicia is going to my school and contracts :-)

  3. awwww
    June 26, 2013

    Good job girls and good job DBS for promoting reading among our children. I am sure this competition will act as an encouragement to them to want to read well…

    I am hoping to see more boys next time. Come on boys, we need to see you there too…

    By the way, good job parents in coaching your children. Our community can be so much better as we continue to invest in our chiildren

  4. June 26, 2013

    way to go shan make your parents, yourself and your kalinago people proud you have our full support gods way is always the best.

  5. nice
    June 26, 2013

    Go Grace!!!!!!!!!! We are right behind you!!!!!!!! I just hope that you do your best and conquer the other schools.With God all things are possible.Go out there and make COULIBISTRIE & SALISBURY PROUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D :wink: :) 8) :) :-D :wink: 8)

  6. Black Carib
    June 26, 2013

    I get teary-eyed every time I hear about this competition. I like what we are doing for our children and in my eyes they are all winners because they have all done well.

    Keep up the good work DBS and all the sponsors, schools, teacher and parents. Continue to play your part in grooming our future leaders. :)

  7. well done
    June 26, 2013

    congrats to all the readers esp. princess grace Vidal you made it girl what God has started he will complete. You have what it takes to make it.To our Celina Vidal from Salisbury u did not make it but We know that u are a great winner and We appreciate u.

  8. cotten
    June 26, 2013

    Annicia my dear, I have seen the brightness in whenever i come to buy ribs at your mother’s place and you are good, continue to keep your head up and you making it.

  9. Justice and Truth
    June 25, 2013

    They look so cute in their school uniform. Good looking and intelligent too! It is an early start for them. Keep it up!
    Congratulations to the winner. Good luck for the finals. There is no doubt that all of you will make a concerted effort to capture the first prize.

  10. theeeeeeeeeeeee
    June 25, 2013

    Congrats Ms Bruno I know you can do this.All the best!

  11. Congrats
    June 25, 2013

    You go GRACE! You have made Coulibistrie Primary School proud. We know that you can do it again. Best wishes. Reach for the stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D

  12. Tacobelle
    June 25, 2013

    I feel very happy whenever I see Dominican children! They are beautiful, sweet, clean and well dressed. They are healthy and happy ! And above all that, they have brains ! And as some people would say, they keep their head well on their shoulders. Yes, they all need hugs and kisses. And yes DOMINICA, your children are great !

  13. June 25, 2013

    :-D all the way with Tia you are from gods school
    and i read from. the bible with Christ :?: 8) :cry: :lol: 8-O :( :wink: :-D :)

  14. hh
    June 25, 2013

    annicia copel

  15. Jason Joseph
    June 25, 2013

    Go Shanda LCA :-D :-D :-D

  16. Friend
    June 25, 2013

    Very Good Annicia. We are very proud of you. Keep it up. Good luck on your next round.

  17. SMH
    June 25, 2013

    way to go Shanda Francis of Lighthouse Christian Academy in Atkinson. country schools excelling again. you make us proud.

  18. pinky
    June 25, 2013

    nice Ebenezer go go for it

  19. Anonymous
    June 25, 2013

    The name of the student of the Light House Christian Academy is Shanda Francis.Go shanda go, give it your best shot and make Kalinago Territory proud. You have all our support and prayers.

  20. proud
    June 25, 2013

    am so proud of my little cousin Celine Lewis. You’re such a bright little girl, bet u, ur mom is looking upon u from heaven and smiling how bring her baby is. Continue to shine Celine Lewis. We love you always

  21. A friend
    June 25, 2013

    Go Tia!!! We are rooting for you sweetheart.

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