Charlestown Secondary Students Take 2009 State Scholar and Runner-Up

September 18, 2009

PM Douglas Signs Autographs For CSS Students

PM Douglas Signs Autographs For CSS Students
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Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
September 18, 2009 (CUOPM)

Two students from the Sixth Form of the Charlestown Secondary School are the 2009 State Scholar and Runner-Up.

CXC Local Registrar at the Department of Education, Mrs. Blondell Franks said Friday that based on the Scholarship Rank Order Listing for St. Kitts and Nevis provided by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Sashia Godet is the 2009 State Scholar and Michelle Slack, the Runner-Up.

“The listing is based on candidates’ performance on the 2008 and 2009 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE). Candidates are ranked by the highest number of Grade 1 passes obtained in seven qualifying units and then other criteria in the event of a tie,” said Franks.

Godet obtained Five Grade I passes with a T score of 485 and Slack five Grade I passes with a T score of 474.

“Sashia Godet of the Charlestown Secondary School is therefore the 2009 State Scholar. Sashia gained five Grade I passes from seven qualifying units: Caribbean Studies, Accounting Units1 and 2, and Economics Units 1 and 2; and two Grade II  passes in Management of Business Units 1 and 2. Michelle Slack gained five Grade I passes in Caribbean Studies, French Units 1 and 2, Spanish Units 1and 2 and two Grade II passes in History Unit 1 and Literatures in English Unit 2. Both Sashia Godet and Michelle Slack attained 5 grade 1 passes from the seven qualifying units,” said Franks.

In accordance with established criteria for determining the state scholar ranking, CXC computed T scores for both candidates to break the tie. Sashia was determined by CXC to have a T- Score of 485 and Michelle a T – Score of 474.

“The Ministry of Education hereby extends congratulations to Sashia Godet and Michelle Slack on their achievement and best wishes as they pursue further studies,” said Mrs. Franks in the statement.

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