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Flood Awareness Poster Competition Winners Announced

Secondary division winner Akeela McMaster of the Elmore Stoutt High School pictured with Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr. Andrew L St. Hilaire and Project Director of Amec Foster Wheeler now Wood PLC, Dr. Nick P. Jarritt Photo: Provided
Primary division winner Niomi Caines of the St. Georges Primary School. Photo: Provided
Primary division winner Niomi Caines of the St. Georges Primary School. Photo: Provided
Winning Primary division poster. Photo: Provided
Winning Primary division poster. Photo: Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Grade 3 student Niomi Caines of the St. Georges Primary School and Akeela McMaster, a Grade 9 student of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) are the first place winners of the Ministry of Communications and Works’ Flood Awareness competition.

This is according to a press release from the Government Information Service dated December 13, 2018, with states that Caines won for the Primary division of the competition and was awarded a smartphone compliments of Digicel, meanwhile Akeela McMaster placed first in the Secondary division, winning an iPad Pro compliments of iSmart.

The other winners are Ni’Khoy Jones, a Grade 3 student of the Leonora Delville Primary School who placed second. He won an all-in-one printer, compliments of SAID Electronics. Grade 7 student Rayanna Depeza of the Elmore Stoutt High School won the second prize in the secondary school division and was awarded a Samsung J1 cellular phone compliments of CCT.

Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Andrew L. St. Hilaire and Project Director of Amec Foster Wheeler now Wood PLC, Dr Nick P. Jarritt presented the winners with their prizes at a ceremony held today.

The Flood Awareness competition was extended to students from Grades 1 to 12 to be creative in spreading awareness about the importance of keeping the Territory’s drains clean.

Parents of the students, as well as representatives from their schools, were also present at the award ceremony.

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