Winner of Courts 5th Annual Schools Reading Competition to represent St. Lucia in OECS finals

Winner of Courts 5th Annual Schools Reading Competition to represent St. Lucia in OECS finals

Courts St. Lucia, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development and Labour is proud to announce the local finals of the 5th annual Schools Reading Competition.

Eight students hailing from schools around the island will compete in the local finals for a chance at winning $2000 cash for him/herself, $2000 cash for his/her school and the bragging rights that come with being crowned – Courts St. Lucia Reading Champion 2013.

After several preliminary rounds undertaken within the various districts, the national finals will be held at the CSA Centre in Sans Souci on Monday September 30th from 10 am and will see the below eight vying;





Kyle Sealy

La Croix Maingot Primary


Frayne Peter

Saltibus Combined School


Shayne Savory

Camille Henry Memorial


Raquel John

Canaries Primary


Shernessa Joseph

Ti Rocher Combined School


Milani Payne

Montessori Centre


Kareem Nicholas

St. Aloysius R.C. Boys’ Primary


Petra Robinson

Plain View Combined

This year’s winner will move on to represent St. Lucia in the OECS Finals, which will be held in St. Lucia on November 7 and compete against the winners of Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts & St. Vincent!

We are honoured and privileged to have introduced an initiative that continues to develop the reading capabilities of our youth. Past winners like Abigail Francis from the Micoud Primary and our reigning Courts OECS Reading Champion Kharyce Moonie have applauded the efforts of our organization and to date continue to be guest speakers at various primary school level reading events.

With your support, persons are able to view and listen to the competition live and witness true talent at its best.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support during the years which played a huge role in the competition’s success. Without you, this would not have been possible.

Please let us come together and rally around our students. Our Future Leaders. Be on the look out, this year’s winner will be a guest presenter on the evening news.


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