On Thursday June 30th, 2016, sixty two (62) students (33 males and 29 females) graduated from the North East Comprehensive School. The school celebrated its 10th Graduation Ceremony under the theme: “Success is not about conquering mountains, but about your commitment to the climb”.
Present at the ceremony were Honourable Roslyn Paul, Minister for Commerce, Enterprise and Small Business who also represented the Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, Honourable Cassius Darroux, Minister for Kalinago affairs, Honourable Lennox Linton, Parliamentary Representative for the Marigot Constituency, Honourable Ezekiel Bazil, Parliamentary Representative for the Wesley constituency and Officials of the Ministry of Education.
The feature address was delivered by Dr. Kenrick James of Marigot, who advised the graduands to stay committed to God, their families, themselves and their country.
This year’s valedictorian, Kadie Robin of Wesley, also captured prizes for Mathematics, Integrated Science, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, EDPM and Social Studies. Chelsea Lawrence of Wesley, the Salutatorian and Student of the Year walked away with prizes for Information Technology, Biology, English Literature, Social Studies, French and Public Speaking.
Some of the other students who obtained subject prizes were:
Woodwork – Sherrise Anthony
Chemistry – Keiana Brown
Physics Geography- AsaphTelemaque
Agricultural Science – Dennis Telemaque
Physical Education – Sherlikatoussaint
Food and Nutrition- Nyssa Francois
The following students received awards:
Deportment Male- Lesroy King Jr
Deportment Female – Kadie Robin
School Spirit – Chelsea Lawrence
Volunteerism – Lesroy King Jr (Male), Chelsea Lawrence (Female)
Emotional Intelligence – Dianne Robinson
Most Outstanding Males in Sports- Kihmo Benjamin, Brian Joseph, Keyon Burton
Most Outstanding Females in Sports- Sherlika Toussaint, LeneterCadette
Most Outstanding Student Wesley Constituency – Kadie Robin
Most Outstanding Student Marigot Constituency- Keiana Brown
Most Outstanding Student Salybia Constituency- Aldon Gage
Most Outstanding Student Calibishie- Dennis Telemaque
The Principal and staff took the opportunity to recognize the Ms. Lisa James of Marigot, who was awarded “Sports Teacher of the Year – (Sec. Schools)” at this year’s National Sports Awards. Ms. Kyrna Augustine, the Form 5 Year-Level Head was recognized for her efforts and commitment in the coordination of the ceremony.
The Management and Staff of NECS sincerely wish the Graduating Class of 2016 all the best in their future endeavours as they continue their climb on the ladder towards success and thank the numerous donors to this event.