Aug 31, 2008 News Comments Off on President’s College produces outstanding performers at CSEC, CAPE
President College was able to live up to its name, The School of Excellence, when the results of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination were released recently.
The school also excelled in the Caribbean Advanced Performance Examination (CAPE).
Among the outstanding CSEC students of the country were 10 students drawn from the premier school.
Topping the entire school at the CSEC level is Ms Nareefa Nasrudeen, who gained 11 grade ones in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English A, English B, Food and Nutrition, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, Spanish, Human and Social Biology and Information Technology.
According to her, it took hard work, dedication and a lot of sacrifices to achieve the honour.
Excelling, too, was Tiffany Asregaddo, from the county of Berbice, who gained 10 grade ones and two grade twos. She gained grade ones in English A, Home Management, Integrated Science, Mathematics, Office Administration, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, Social Studies, Electronic Documentation Preparation Management, and Information Technology. Asregaddo, who aspires to be a chartered accountant, gained grade twos in English B and Spanish.
Mellissa Hector managed to secure, like Asregaddo, 10 grade ones and two grade twos. This aspiring doctor gained grade ones in Agriculture Science Double Award, Biology, Chemistry, English A, English B, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Education, Human and Social Biology, and Information Technology, and grade twos in French and Geography.
Coming all the way from Region Two on the Essequibo Coast is Leselle Whyte, an aspiring Psychologist, who gained seven grade ones, one grade two and one grade three.
She gained grade ones in: Agricultural Science Double Award, Biology, English A, Mathematics, Social Studies, Physical Education and Human and Social Biology; grade two in English B and grade three in Information Technology.
With high hopes of becoming a doctor, Joanne Beejaimal of Berbice was thankful for acquiring six grade ones and four grade twos.
She obtained grade ones in English A, Mathematics, Social Studies, Physical Education, Human and Social Biology and Information Technology; grade twos in Biology, Chemistry, English B and Physics.
Richard Mohandatt, one of the school’s champion basketball players, also excelled at the CSEC examination.
He gained six grade ones and three grade twos. With a goal of becoming a Civil Engineer, he was able to obtain grade ones in Integrated Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, Physical Education, Woods and Information Technology; grade twos in English A, Physics and Technical Drawing.
Rae-Dawn Corbin was also placed among the top achievers, attaining six grade ones in Integrated Science, Mathematics, Office Administration, Principles of Accounts, Social Studies and Information Technology; grade twos in Principles of Business and Home Management, and grade three in English A.
Performing well, too, was Andrew Metzger, an aspiring architect. He gained five grade ones in Integrated Science, Mathematics, Physical Education, Woods and Information Technology; three grade twos in English A, Physics and Technical Drawing, and one grade three in Geography.
Like Metzger, Jeremy Rathanum copped the 10th spot at PC. He gained five grade ones in Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Physical Education, Electrical and Electronic Technology and Information Technology; three grade twos in Chemistry, English A and Physics; and one grade three in Geography.
Meanwhile, the top CAPE performers at the school included Shane Pearce, who gained grade ones in Computer Science Unit Two and Communication Studies, grade three in Applied Mathematics Unit One, and one grade five in Physics Unit one.
Rushanna Marks was able to obtain grade one in Law Unit Two, grade twos in Law Unit One and Sociology Unit Two, and grade three in Communication Studies.
Outstanding debater Neilson McKenzie gained grade one in Communication Studies and two grade twos in Law Unit and Sociology Unit Two.
In the lower six level, topping the list is Patricee Douglas, who obtained grade one in Biology Unit One, Two grade twos in Caribbean Studies and Environmental Science, and one grade three in Chemistry.
Joshua Ramah gained one grade one in Environmental Science and two grade twos in Biology and Caribbean Studies.
The students are all grateful for their success, and wish to extend gratitude to all their teachers, without whom nothing could have been achieved.
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