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MSS Nadia Browne receives 1st place prize in ECCU contest

ECCB-MSS-(2)The Head of the Local Eastern Caribbean Central Bank  Agency Office, Mrs. Claudette Weeks visited  the Montserrat Secondary School (MSS) at the school’s morning assembly on Monday, April 22, 2013. The occasion was to present a winning prize and certificate to Miss Nadia Browne and a certificate and commendable prize to Miss Sharese Allen. see: ECCB winner story

In addressing the students  she encouraged residents and in particular students to participate in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union’s (ECCU) activities to enhance their professional skills.

At the awards ceremony, before she delivered the  certificate and prize to the first place winner of the (ECCU) Business Essay Contest, she told the school gathering and media: “Having great appreciation for innovative ideas is one way for you as young people and nation builders to foster development and growth. Therefore, I encourage you to take on opportunities that will challenge your creativity and develop your skills and talents. In addition to this initiative, the Bank hosts other activities aimed at educating the ECCU public on economic and financial matters and building technical capacity.”

Mrs. Weekes added that the ECCU hosts several competitions and activities throughout the year to educate the public in member states on economic and financial matters and other important issues. (MSS ECCB Presentation by Mrs. Weekes)

Nadia in response after receiving the award spoke to her fellow students.I’d like to thank the ECCU and Central Bank for allowing me the opportunity to enter this competition and I’d like to encourage all of you top participate in the future.”

She thanked Ms. Riley and Mrs. Wilson, “and everybody else who helped me in the competition in any way and congratulation to Sharese, again.”

Mean Sharese who also received a certificate and a small cash prize, said, “Firstly I’ll like to thank the almighty God for giving me this business idea; my parents ….my father Mr. David Gerald for their generous support, the ECCB for giving  me this opportunity to enter into this competition,” adding her own encouragement, “and I’m encouraging everyone to enter when you have these competition cause you never know you might just be the winner.”

She too had special thanks for Ms. Cheslyn Riley and Ms. Nickeza Wilson.ECCB-MSS-(4)

Meanwhile, the MSS Principal Cherlyn Hogan spoke as she implored the students to seize every opportunity that comes their way. “We’re so very proud of Nadia and Sharese for actually taking the opportunity, taking the time, setting the challenge to do their business initiatives and they were  successful. We know that all of the students at MSS can participate and do well so in every opportunity that comes our way,” she said

“Students,” she continued, “we will participate! You never know, there may be $3000.00 waiting for you.”

$3,000 was the first place cash prize.

The students body representatives provided a short skit, interrupted by a brief shower of rain, while they led the students in song after brief prayers and scripture reading at the beginning of the assembly.

See more pics on our facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151425514040852.1073741845.203080105851&type=3

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ECCB-MSS-(2)The Head of the Local Eastern Caribbean Central Bank  Agency Office, Mrs. Claudette Weeks visited  the Montserrat Secondary School (MSS) at the school’s morning assembly on Monday, April 22, 2013. The occasion was to present a winning prize and certificate to Miss Nadia Browne and a certificate and commendable prize to Miss Sharese Allen. see: ECCB winner story

In addressing the students  she encouraged residents and in particular students to participate in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union’s (ECCU) activities to enhance their professional skills.

At the awards ceremony, before she delivered the  certificate and prize to the first place winner of the (ECCU) Business Essay Contest, she told the school gathering and media: “Having great appreciation for innovative ideas is one way for you as young people and nation builders to foster development and growth. Therefore, I encourage you to take on opportunities that will challenge your creativity and develop your skills and talents. In addition to this initiative, the Bank hosts other activities aimed at educating the ECCU public on economic and financial matters and building technical capacity.”

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Mrs. Weekes added that the ECCU hosts several competitions and activities throughout the year to educate the public in member states on economic and financial matters and other important issues. (MSS ECCB Presentation by Mrs. Weekes)

Nadia in response after receiving the award spoke to her fellow students.I’d like to thank the ECCU and Central Bank for allowing me the opportunity to enter this competition and I’d like to encourage all of you top participate in the future.”

She thanked Ms. Riley and Mrs. Wilson, “and everybody else who helped me in the competition in any way and congratulation to Sharese, again.”

Mean Sharese who also received a certificate and a small cash prize, said, “Firstly I’ll like to thank the almighty God for giving me this business idea; my parents ….my father Mr. David Gerald for their generous support, the ECCB for giving  me this opportunity to enter into this competition,” adding her own encouragement, “and I’m encouraging everyone to enter when you have these competition cause you never know you might just be the winner.”

She too had special thanks for Ms. Cheslyn Riley and Ms. Nickeza Wilson.ECCB-MSS-(4)

Meanwhile, the MSS Principal Cherlyn Hogan spoke as she implored the students to seize every opportunity that comes their way. “We’re so very proud of Nadia and Sharese for actually taking the opportunity, taking the time, setting the challenge to do their business initiatives and they were  successful. We know that all of the students at MSS can participate and do well so in every opportunity that comes our way,” she said

“Students,” she continued, “we will participate! You never know, there may be $3000.00 waiting for you.”

$3,000 was the first place cash prize.

The students body representatives provided a short skit, interrupted by a brief shower of rain, while they led the students in song after brief prayers and scripture reading at the beginning of the assembly.

See more pics on our facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151425514040852.1073741845.203080105851&type=3

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