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Common Entrance results announced

SHERRYLYN TOPPIN, sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com

Added 17 June 2019


Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw (centre) announced this year's results (Picture by Reco Moore)

Brandon Squires and Adriel Bayrd are the top performers in this year's Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination. 

Brandon Squires of People’s Cathedral scored 242.96A in this year’s Common Entrance Examination, as it is also known, while St Gabriel's student Adriel Bayrd scored 242.42C. 

The results were announced earlier this morning by Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, who returned to the island to make the announcement. She was in Miami receiving medical care.

This year, Bradshaw said, 35 children scored 100 in Mathematics. There were no full scores in English, but  Sheann Gibbons of Belleville Grammar School scored 99. She will be going to Harrison College. (SAT)

Top Performers

Brandon Squires (People’s Cathedral) Queen’s College 242.96 A

Adriel Bayrd (St Gabriel’s) Harrison College 242.43 C

Danielle Wickham (Wills Private) Queen’s College 242.24 B

Joshua Connell (St Gabriel’s) Harrison College 241.71B

Janika Walcott (Lawrence T. Gay) Queen’s College 241.52A

Zaria Hintzen (Charles F. Broome) Harrison College 241.52 A

Sheann Gibbons (Belleville Grammar) Harrison College 241.23 C

Arrielle Thompson (Trinity Academy) Queen’s College 241.18 A

Arianne Blades (Christ Church Girls) Queen’s College 240.99 A

Zahara Diagne (Good Shepherd) Harrison College 240.99A

Charlee Collins (St Winifred's) The St Michael School 240.99C




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