Nine-year-old Shania Edwards of the Massacre Primary School grabbed the top spot and emerged winner of the DBS, Ministry of Education, Courts, and OECS Reading Competition held yesterday.
She took home $2,000 and a laptop as part of her prize.
In second place came Hali Prince of the St. Luke’s Primary School, Leston Laurent of the Seneku Primary School came third while Grace Ettiene of the Delices Primary School came fourth.
Prince won himself $1,000, Laurent $750 and Ettiene $500.
Laurent and Prince were also awarded desktop computers.
Other participants in the competition were awarded $500 each for thier participation. They are Neoma Durand, Kayjah Charles, Shannique Henderson, Adelle Durand, Nicole Vigilant and Kiethan Vidal.
The competition took place at the Arawak House of Culture under the theme “Read Today for Tomorrow.”