Young Leaders Award Ceremony

The St. Vincent Grammar School emerged winners in the 2014-2015 Young Leaders Project and was presented with the Award of Distinction at an Awards Ceremony yesterday.

The Girls High School placed second and received the award of excellence while the St. Joseph’s Convent Kingstown received the award of Merit for placing third.

The St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua captured the Judges Award and the Central Leeward Secondary School’s Javel Turtin received the award for the Most Outstanding Young Leader.

In her address at the awards ceremony Country Manager of RBTT Bank Fleur Nicholls said she hopes that participation in the program assisted the youths in finding a strong sense of identity without the negative effects of the digital world.
And Chief Education Officer Louanne Gilchrist encouraged the young leaders to use the technology made available to enhance the lives of everyone.

The competition was held under the theme “Digital Citizenship-Responsibly navigating technology” and the theme announced for
Next year’s RBC Young Leaders Project is “Me, You, We: A shared vision for society.”