...as Ansa McAL and MoE recognize region 10 NGSA top performers

The Ministry of Education and Ansa McAL today recognized the performances of the top ten achievers at National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2019 from region ten. The event was held at the Linden Concert Hall and School (LICHAS) in McKenzie Linden. Present and to celebrate with the children was Minister of Education Dr The Hon. NicoletteHenry.news 20190726 4 The Education Minister said the children demonstrated the courage and determination which has allowed them to be apart of the appreciation ceremony and recipients of Ansa McAL's benevolence.

Notwithstanding her presence at the ceremony to celebrate with the region's top achievers, Dr Henry said she wanted to be placed on record as congratulating all the children that wrote NGSA 2019.Further, she urged parents to play a greater role in the education of their children. She said that education delivery is a collaborative effort and both the school and the parents/guardians have a vital role to play if the children are to perform at their optimum.

Touching on the education sector, Minister Henry noted that efforts are ongoing to ensure that all schools are positioned to deliver to ensure that good results are across the board and not only from the known schools. news 20190726 2DR Henry opined that the current state of the education sector represents 'some amount of progress' and indicated that her Ministry will continue to work to improve the system for the benefit of Guyana's development.

Regional Education Officer (REdO) for region ten Mr Rabindra Singh told the award recipients that it matters not which school they will attend. Mr Singh believes that ultimately it will be the children's drive and determination that will derive success. It was on this note that Singh like the Education Minister called on parents to play a greater role in the education process.

The top ten performers for NGSA 2019- Region 10:
Jasmine Simpson One Mile Primary 523 Marks Queen’s College
Ravi Rayman Regma Primary 523 Marks Queen’s College
Taniya Spencer Watooka Day Primary 520 Marks Queen’s College
Tashaunsia Alder Royal Halls of Learning 520 Marks Queen’s College
Jarem Fraser One Mile Primary 519 Marks Queen’s College
Erykah Roberts Watooka Day Primary 518 Marks The Bishops’ High
Janae Bristol Regma Primary 515 Marks The Bishops’ High
Ashanti Balgobin Amelia’s Ward Primary 514 Marks The Bishops’ High
Shaquon Ross Christianburg Primary 513 Marks The Bishops’ High
Yaneil Easton Royal Halls of Learning 513 Marks The Bishops’ High