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15-year-old stands out in CSEC

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15-year-old stands out in CSEC

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PORT-OF-SPAIN – Fifteen-year-old Hugh Jacobs was all smiles on Thursday after learning that he had scored eight distinctions in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams.The St Mary’s College student, who received his results at the Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain school – which is also known as the College of the Immaculate Conception (CIC) – had a celebrity moment when colleagues, parents and teachers showered him with hugs and kisses.Jacobs, who hails from Chaguanas, told the Express: “I’m excited and happy. A lot of hard work went into it and I’m just really grateful.”He has already signed up for sixth form at CIC to pursue Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) in the sciences.His schoolmate Mikyle Moochan, who is also from Chaguanas, got nine passes – seven Is, a II and a B [in additional mathematics]. “I got the shock of my life seeing that I got all my passes,” Moochan said. “My parents not even expecting me to do so well, so they will also be shocked to see my results..In response to comments from fellow pupils that South and Central pupils normally did well, the boys boasted: “That’s how we rock.” (Trinidad Express)