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PSS student tops 2018 CSEC examinations

by: - August 15, 2018
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A male contingent of the Portsmouth Secondary School saluting Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit at this year’s National Youth Rally (file photo)

Charles Gilbert of the Portsmouth Secondary School (PSS) has topped the 2018 CSEC examinations with 10 ones and 2 twos.

The 2018 results were released today Wednesday 15 August during a press conference hosted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development at the Financial Centre in Roseau.

The top twenty students are as follows;
Grace Ettiene of the Convent High School – 10 ones and 1 two,
Britana George of the Portsmouth Secondary School – 10 ones,
Bethany Vital of the Convent High School – 9 ones, 2 twos and 2 threes,
Joyisca George of the Portsmouth Secondary School – 9 ones and 2 twos,
Nicole Vigilant of the Castle Bruce Secondary School – 9 ones and 1 two,
Aaliyah Plaisimond of the Portsmouth Secondary School – 9 ones and 1 two,
Selena Victor of the Portsmouth Secondary School – 9 ones and 1 two,
Sherniah Carbon of the A. W SDA School, Portsmouth – 9 ones and 1 two,
Makayla Bedneau of the Convent High School – 9 ones and 1 three,
Megan Luke of the Convent High School – 9 ones and 1 three,
Kianne Benjamin of the Convent High School – 9 ones,
Shaniah Edwards of the Convent High School – 9 ones,
Liselle Jervier of the A. W SDA School, Portsmouth – 9 ones,
Brillon Joseph of the St. Mary’s Academy – 8 ones and 2 twos,
Julia Cyrille of the North East Comprehensive School – 8 ones and 2 twos,
Kaila-Ann Guiste of the Convent High School – 8 ones and 1 two,
Serena Maxwell of the Convent High School – 8 ones and 1 two,
Shaun Moses of the Convent High School- 8 ones and 1 two and
Laquisha Wallace of the St. John’s Academy – 7 ones and 6 twos.

A total of 976 students wrote the CSEC examinations in 33 subject areas.

Thirty-eight students scored six or more ones in the 2018 exams with fourteen students scoring 6 ones, five students receiving 7 ones, five students scoring 8 ones, 11 students receiving 9 ones, and three students scoring 10 ones.

There was a 3.6% increase in the overall percentage pass of students receiving grades 1, 2 and 3 in the 2018 CSEC exams compared to 2017.