National Scholarship Awards for 2015/2016

National Scholarship Awards

The Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs is pleased to announce the names of the recipients of the National Awards for the academic year 2015/2016.

The following sixteen (16) students are deemed to have the best claims to these awards based on their performance in the May/June 2016 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE), of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).


  • Richard John
  • Avril Hamilton
  • Rhea Cain
  • O’Sini Lewis
  • Deiriai Myers
  • Luzanne Edwards
  • Kelsey Dowers
  • Jodi Porter



  • Natalia Trotman
  • Kerron Glasgow
  • Kyra Matthias
  • Dillon Michael
  • Chanelle Mondesir



  • Nafesha Richardson
  • Elizabeth Simmons
  • Franceska Allen

The most outstanding performance was recorded by Richard John who gained nine passes in the CXC: Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations. Richard sat Applied Mathematics, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Digital Media, Integrated Mathematics, Physics and Pure Mathematics. He will receive the Prime Minister’s Award for his performance in the examinations.

Recipients of the National Scholarship receive full funding for a five-year period of study. Recipients of the Exhibition awards receive three years’ full funding for their studies, while Bursary awardees receive twenty thousand dollars each year for a three-year period.

The awardees will be recognized on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016, at the annual Schools’ Independence Rally at Victoria Park.