Region Three’s top Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) students were on Saturday honoured by the Region Three Chamber of Commerce and Industry (R3CCI) with cash incentives, trophies and certificates, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).This event held at the Aracari Resort, is the first hosted by the R3CCI in seventeen years.Those honoured were top CAPE student Vamandev Hiralall who received a certificate, trophy, smartphone and a cash incentive valued $120,000, while top CSEC students Faneeza Etwaroo, Rebecca Hammichand, Suzanna Dass, Nirmala Somath and Muhamed Ali all received a certificate, trophy and a cash incentive valued $50,000 each, DPI said.R3CCI President, Radesh Rameshwar in his feature address, said that the event is aimed to develop the region by investing in its human resources. “We (R3CCI) are here to motivate and start a revolution to further put this region and its resources on the map,” he said.Rameshwar said this is one of the first major contributions that the organisation has undertaken since the installation of a new committee. Awards were also given out to representatives of Zeeburg Secondary School, West Demerara Secondary School and Saraswati Vidya Niketan as well to the schools’ educators.DPI said that Regional Executive Officer (REO) Denis Jaikarran commended the students for their outstanding performances, and observed that they have made their region proud with their dedication and sacrifice.Assistant Chief Education Officer (ACEO) Owen Pollard expressed his gratitude towards the students for their performances in the examinations.“Time is now for you (students) to put into practice those guiding principles that will now make your teachers proud, your successes will be your teachers reward, go forth and make them proud find your niche in life,” Pollard urged, according to DPI.
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