Nine Grade 6 students will today complete the final leg of competition in a Writing Contest hosted by the Ministry of Education, in collaboration with Hodder Education.

The finalists are:

Amara Adams Cane End Government
Jevon Mc Coy Pamelus Burke Primary
Jediah Seymour Dickson Methodist
Dejana Jeffers Layou Government
Sylique Frederick Brighton Methodist
Lennesha Williams Troumaca Government
Zohanna Ollivierre Paget Farm Government
Roshanna Wyllie Marriaqua Government
Christi Williams Fancy Government
Aroma David Richland Park Government

According to a Media Release from the Ministry of Education, the students will write their final pieces at nine this morning at the Curriculum Development Unit, after which an award ceremony will be convened to acknowledge their achievements. 

At the closing ceremony, which takes place at the Frenches House from 1:30 this afternoon, students will receive certificates of participation, trophies and other attractive prizes compliments Hodder Education.

The top three performers will also have the chance to read their winning compositions.

Close to 40 primary schools participated in the competition this year and the Ministry of Education continues to encourage the active engagement in literacy enrichment activities at both the school and national levels.

The Grade 6 Writing Competition has been an annual feature on the Ministry’s calendar for almost a decade and Hodder Education has been a significant contributor.

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