Anna Regina girls are Guyana’s top CSEC students
Two students from the Cinderella County, Essequibo, are the country’s top performers at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)
Zimeena Rasheed and Yogeeta Persaud, both of the Anna Regina Multilateral School in Region Two both secured 18 grade one passes at the examinations.
Rasheed also got two Grade twos and she is believed to be the first ever student to write 20 subjects at one sitting.
The results were announced this morning by Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand who travelled to Essequibo for that specific purpose.
Region Two also came under the spotlight last year when 16-year-old Sarah Hack who attended the Abrams Zuil Secondary School scored 16 Grade ones, not only topping the country, but the Caribbean as well.
Following Persaud and Rasheed are Queen’s College students- Phillipe Walker with 16 Grade Ones and one Grade two; Akeila Wiltshire with 16 grade Ones and one grade two; Cecil Cox 16 Grade ones; Akash Jairam 15 grade ones, two grade twos and a grade three; Sharmila Ramlall 15 grade Ones, two grade twos and Shahrazaad Khan with 15 grade ones and a grade two.
They were followed by Crystal Nelson of St. Rose’s High with 15 grades ones and a grade two and Parmeshivanie Seodat and Rafena Mustapha both from Saraswati Vidya who both secured 15 grade ones.
The 12th position was occupied by Anna Regina’s Teakaram Singh, Queens College’s Nabeeha Ali and Kezia Daniels and Fatima Haniff of ISA Islamic Academy who all gained 14 grade ones and a grade two.