Dominica places 2nd in 2018 FCCA poster competition

first_img Share 195 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Poster by Tana Valmond(Press Release) Roseau, Dominica – (July 17, 2018) – Dominica Grammar School student, Tana Valmond has secured second place in the senior Division of the 2018 FCCA Environmental Poster Competition. The competition was held under the theme “Weathering the storm: Disaster preparation for my Destination”.Tana will be awarded USD $1,500 by the FCCA and the Dominica Grammar school will also be awarded USD $1,500. Emilio Sanford from Saint Mary’s Academy has also made it to the final round for the Junior Division on this year’s FCCA Poster Competition. Emilio will receive a prize of USD$200 for participating in the Poster Competition. Last year, Dominica also secured a winning spot in the Competition when the Dominica Grammar School secured 3rd place in the 2017 FCCA Environmental Poster. Held annually, the FCCA Environmental Poster Competition seeks to promote and stimulate environmental awareness among Caribbean students, while effectively educating our younger generation on the importance of environmental protection. This year’s competition attracted entries from six schools namely Orion Academy, St. Mary’s Academy, Convent Preparatory School, Kelleb John Laurent Primary, and Wills Strathmore Stevens Primary and the Dominica Grammar School. The annual FCCA Environmental Poster Competition is locally coordinated by the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. The local selection of the posters for submission to FCCA was done by local artists Mr. Earl Etienne and President of the Waitukubuli Artist Association, Mr. Lowell Royer.DDA appeals to the various primary & secondary schools on island to work with students for continued participation in future competitions aimed at increasing tourism awareness. Sharecenter_img BusinessLocalNews Dominica places 2nd in 2018 FCCA poster competition by: – July 17, 2018 Tweet Sharelast_img read more

Portmore edge Cavalier 2-1

first_imgPortmore United defeated Cavalier 2-1 in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Spanish Town Prison Oval on Thursday afternoon.Lamar Walker opened the scoring in the 34th minute and Cleon Pryce added another two minutes into the second half as the defending champions moved temporarily into the top six with 24 points. Shaniel Thomas scored the consolation goal for Cavalier in the final seconds of added time.Cavalier had a golden chance to take the lead early in the first half when Nicholas Hamilton was one-on-one with Portmore goalkeeper Benjamin Williams, but scuffed his attempt wide.The Ricardo Gardner coached Portmore have now won back-to-back games for the first time since November. daniel.wheeler@gleanerjm.comlast_img

Carol Burnett to receive new TV achievement Golden Globe award named in her honor

first_imgAlberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — What’s even better than receiving a special achievement award?  Having the award named after you.TV legend Carol Burnett will receive the first-ever Carol Burnett Award for television achievement at the upcoming Golden Globe awards. The award will be the equivalent of its film counterpart, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and will be presented annually to someone who has made outstanding contributions to television on or off the screen. Recipients will be chosen based on their body of work and the lasting impact they’ve had on audiences and the industry.Burnett, 85, is already a five-time Golden Globe winner and the most decorated person of all time in the television category. She’ll accept the special achievement honor when the 76th annual Golden Globes air live coast to coast on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more