67 Graduates Encouraged to Strive for the Highest Level
At a ceremony to honor 67 graduates, acting Prime Minister Honorable Reginald Austrie had encouraging words to offer the students.
In his speech to the graduates of the Portsmouth Secondary School (PSS) on June 20th, he advised them to strive not for the next level, but for the highest level.
Honourable Reginald Austrie congratulated the faculty and staff, who he said did a great job in cultivating these graduants into responsible young citizens.
Four students graduated with honors, seven with distinctions, 20 graduated with merits and 36 with passes.
Academic awards were given to students who excelled in a total of eleven subjects, with Richard Matthew receiving the prize for Mathematics and Shernavia Joseph in English Literature.
Sports awards were given to deserving students; in addition Shervan Roberts was awarded sportsman of the year and Angelina Gilbert Sportswoman of the year respectively.
Student of the year was Richard Matthew, Salutatorian Brianna Seaman and Valedictorian is Juanita Corbette, who got awards for the following subjects: Information Technology, Social Sciences, Business Studies, English Language and Natural Sciences.
This year marks the 31st Graduation Exercise hosted by the Portsmouth Secondary School, with the theme “The chapter ends… the book continues.”