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South tops SEA…Sandyha Sookhoo is top performer….

2013 SEA

Education Minister Dr. Tim Gopeesingh congratulates top SEA pupil Sandyha Sookhoo at the Grant Memorial Primary School in San Fernando.

Results of this year’s Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination are out, and Southern Trinidad takes the top spots…

Sandyha Sookhoo is the top performer.

Sookhoo, a pupil of the Grant Memorial Presbyterian School in San Fernando, was visited by Education Minister, Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, who congratulated her on her academic success.
She is to attend Naparima Girls’ High School.
Dr. Gopeesingh has scheduled visits to the San Fernando, Trinidad Muslim League Primary School, and Tulsa Trace Hindu Primary School, where the other top students, Kay-Lynn Ramlal  and Troy Samlalsingh (in pic below) are from.
2013 SEA Top student 2
Over in Tobago, Emily Bhola is the top student…
A total of 18,039 pupils wrote the May 9 exam, which comprised of Language Arts and Mathematics.
This year’s examination was not without controversy as concerns were raised about a specific question on the Mathematics paper.
The controversial question 35 was eventually excluded from the assessment of pupils following complaints from teachers, principals and parents, that ratio and proportion were not part of the syllabus.
Last year’s SEA top pupil was Rebecca-Ann Jattan, from Canaan Presbyterian school in Duncan Village….