Guyana takes top spot at CSEC, CAPE


LOOP: Guyana has topped the region at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

This was announced by Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand during a broadcast on the Ministry of Education’s Facebook page on Friday.

Alex Muntaz of the Anna Regina Secondary School, who copped 23 Grade One’s and four Grade Two passes, topped the entire Caribbean at this year’s CSEC examination.

Muntaz also earned himself the most outstanding Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) student award for the region.

Photo via Ministry of Educaton-Guyana

Meanwhile, Naresh Jagnanan is this year’s top Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) student. Jagnanan, who attended Queen’s College, also nabbed the most outstanding award in Business Studies.

Other CSEC top Caribbean performers are Abigail Stephanas who copped the award for most outstanding Science student and Nailah Rahaman, who was the most outstanding student in Humanities. Both students attended Queen’s College

Siddiq Gafar of the ISA Islamic School nabbed the accolade for most outstanding student in Business at the CSEC.

Guyana nabbed four out of the seven available awards, as a result of its outstanding performances.

Meanwhile, Virendra Dookie from the Saraswatie Vidhya Niketan Secondary School who raked in passes in 19 Grade Ones and One Grade Two has been adjudged Guyana’s second top CSEC student.

Joshua Gulab from Queen’s College is the country’s second-top CAPE student.

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