The Lighthouse Christian Academy has captured first place in the final round of the DBS/Courts/Ministry of Education Reading Competition quarter finals.
Annessa Laurent amassed 277 points, outperforming ten other schools during the competition held at the PSU Building on Valley Road on Friday afternoon.
Louise Aarons of the Pioneer Preparatory School came in second with a total of 269 points, while Philicia Jack of the St. Joseph SDA took third place with 239 points.
The rest of the results is as follows:
J’Quan Lecointe of Massacre Primary School – 218 points
Jasnique Prosper of Jones Beaupiere Primary – 192 points
Jodi Christmas of the Castle Bruce Primary – 189 points
Halli Christmas of the Campbell Primary – 180 points
Other schools which participated include the Senekou Primary, Delices Primary, Temple SDA and the Bagatelle Primary.
The competition now moves to the semi-final round.
Last year Shanda Francis of the Lighthouse Christian Academy won the competition.