Presentation of Peter Joseph Scholarship at Babonneau Secondary School
On Friday, September 8, 2017, Financial Investment and Consultancy Services Limited awarded the Lusca Theophilus and Bernadette Theophilus Scholarships to Ms Kira Defreitas and Ms Faith Charles respectively.
Ms Kira Defreitas of Delcer, Choiseul, was selected for the Lusca Theophilus Scholarship, which is awarded to the most outstanding Choiseul Secondary student based on performance in the CXC Examination. She gained Grade I passes in thirteen subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Electronic Document Preparation and Management, English A, English B, Human and Social Biology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Principles of Business, Social Studies and Spanish. Ms Defreitas also received one Grade II pass in Technical Drawing.
Ms Faith Charles of Caffiere, Choiseul, was selected for the Bernadette Theophilus Scholarship, which is intended for students from the Caffiere area. She gained one Grade I pass in Electronic Document Preparation and Management, Grade II passes in English A, Health and Family Life, Integrated Science, Principles of Accounts and Principles of Business. Ms Charles also received two Grade III passes in Mathematics and Social Studies.
In addition, the two awardees from the previous year, Ms Stefy Defreitas and Ms Tyler Theophane, received a cheque for the second year of their studies at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.
The “Peter Joseph Scholarship”, named after Mr Peter Joseph in acknowledgement of his contribution to education in Babonneau, and was awarded to Mr Neil Francis of Boguis, Babonneau. This scholarship is awarded to the student of the Babonneau Secondary School who attained the highest marks in the CXC Examination results and covers the cost of the student’s tuition fees, books, transportation and uniforms.
Mr Neil Francis Edward gained Grade I passes in three subjects namely Physical Education and Sport, Information Technology and Principles of Business. He also attained Grade II passes in English A and Integrated Science and Grade III passes in Mathematics and Social Studies.
In addition, the awardee from the previous year, Mr O’Neal Edward, received a cheque for his second year of studies at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.