Press Release
24 May 2019 - 12:13pm

The Bregado Flax Educational Centre has secured the first and second spot in the finals of the Inter Secondary School Division Spelling Bee Championship.

Ryan Ramlall captured first place and Rhiann Ramlall captured the second place while Ali Tarabay from the Cedar International School placed third and Aenya Meade from the Elmore Stoutt High School fourth. 

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley congratulated all the students who participated in the competition.

Honourable Wheatley said, “Each one of you should feel proud for taking part in events such as these and for serving as ambassadors for your respective schools.  You are on the right path as you prepare to become the next generation of professionals, to chart the future of this Territory.”

The minister said his ministry is pleased to organise events such as the Spelling Bee Competition with the purpose of promoting students’ knowledge of proper word usage and pronunciation, and expand their vocabulary and encourage reading. The aim is also to encourage students to strive for excellence in spelling skills and provide an opportunity for them to meet and compete with their peers in an atmosphere of fun and friendship.

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Berta McKelly Adams

Assistant Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2740
Email:   bmckelly@gov.vg

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