September 2011 Volume 8

Four KC students among Scotia Bank’s Inner City Shining Star Scholars

Basil Waite
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Four KC 7th  graders figured amongst  the fourteen (14 ) inner city youths who excelled in the 2011 Grade Six Achievement Test(GSAT) and were rewarded for their efforts with the Scotia Bank Jamaica Shining  Star Awards.

All 14 inner city recipients were given scholarships to the tune of $3million to be divided equally over five (5) years.

The four are profiled as follows:

Name                           Primary school  7th grade     Ambition        Performance ranking(av.)
Deavion Phillips          Holy Rosary       Gibson          medicine                  90%
Andrew Mullings      Maxfield Park      DeCarteret     medicine                91%
Raheem Harrison       Balmagie              Hardie            medicine                90%
Omarley Clarke         North Strreet       Forrest             medicine                 88%

The inner city youths along with the top five (5) GSAT scholars island-wide were presented with their awards on Wednesday, August 31th, 2011 at the Shining Star Scholarship Awards function held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.

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