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Too few male scholars

ALEX DOWNES, [email protected]

Too few male scholars

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QUEEN’S COLLEGE continues to set the bar high for academic excellence.

But while the school achieved 168 scholarships and exhibitions in the last nine years, principal Dr David Browne has expressed concern that only 16 per cent of these were boys.

Speaking at the Husbands, St James school on Tuesday, Browne said Queen’s College performed well at last year’s Caribbean Examination Council Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams.

He said that out of the 165 students who sat the exam, the school achieved 388 Grade 1s, 352 Grade 2s and 256 Grade 3s.

Browne also said that the school performed well at Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), achieving an overall pass rate of 97.7 per cent. (AD)

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