Delighted at 2nd overall
June 12, 2009
Delighted at 2nd overall

Copping the coveted positions of first for girls and second overall in the Common Entrance Examination is no ordinary achievement.

So it’s no surprise that the lass who claimed the prestigious top spot for girls is delighted. Her name says it all.{{more}}

Twelve-year-old Delight Ollivierre, the daughter of Anthony and Connie Ollivierre, had scores of 89.3 per cent for English, 98.33 per cent for Mathematics, and 95 per cent for General Paper.

Delight told SEARCHLIGHT on Monday, June 8th, 2009, she was at her father’s office at the Mountain View Adventist Academy when she received the news of her accomplishment.

“I was speechless. I jumped up and down. I ran out from my dad’s office into the yard and ran back in. I didn’t expect to place that high. I was surprised,” said Delight with a broad smile on her face. She intends to attend the Mountain View Adventist Academy at Richland Park, where her father is the principal.

Marva Hector, Delight’s grade six teacher, reflecting on her student’s performance, said she is elated.

Hector said she is also proud that the Richland Park Seventh Day Adventist Primary School came out on top. Hector said Delight had always excelled in her schoolwork.

Headteacher Reubina Lewis expressed that she is overjoyed with the result and can hardly contain herself.

“Some persons don’t know about our school here at Richland Park, so it’s a sort of publicity for us. It shows what God can do through prayers,” said Lewis.

Phil Bowman of the Richland Park Seventh Day Adventist Primary School also did his school proud by placing 6th for boys and 18th overall. (HN)