THE CW PRESCOD Primary School, represented by J’naiyahYearwood and Judah Abbott emerged the winner of a dental quiz hosted by the Dental Services Department of the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.
The quiz was held as part of activities to mark Dental Health Awareness Week which was observed from September 26-30, 2022 under the theme “Tomorrow’s Smile is nurtured today!”
The week of activities focused on Dental Health Literacy for the youth of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Department said in a release that the theme and target group were selected with the aim of seeing positive results of better dental health in the long run.
The staff of the Dental Health Services Department visited several preschools doing educational sessions on toothbrushing, nutrition and fun-facts on dental health And, the fourth graders of 12 primary schools participated in the Dental Health Quiz. After two days of preliminaries, four schools qualified for the finals which the CW Prescod Primary School won, their candidates having answered all their questions correctly.
In second place was the duo from the Sugar Mill Academy, Alyssa Williams, and Catherine Sandy.The Sion Hill Government School and the Layou Government School tied for third place.