Mentoring at its best! Our Five President Medallists 2010-2014

5 president medalsFrom left to right in the photo montage: Shastri Ram (2011) and Brad Chattergoon(2010), Shastri Ram and Brad Bachu (2012),  Brad Bachu (centre) with Abhinav Karan (2013) on the right and Sandeep Maharajh (2014) on the left.

Each President Medal winner since 2010 identified, encouraged and supported a younger student one year behind who had the potential to repeat the outstanding feat of being the top student at the CAPE exams the following year. The result: an unbroken chain of five consecutive President Medals embellishing our proud record of ten President Medals in the last fifteen years, and fourteen medals overall!

In addition, of our sixty five students siting CAPE in Upper Six, twenty five attained government scholarships,  a one in three ratio  just as we attained last year…scholarship winners 2014Hard work always pays off!

(photos courtesy Presentation College Chaguanas Photography

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We are Back!

After a hiatus of 13 months, our weblog is back in action, promising more updates more photographs and articles on the GOOD NEWS coming out of Presentation College Chaguanas!

First Up…CXC CAPE Caribbean Order of Merit List 2014

Hot off the press…we congratulate the nineteen students from Pres who attained places in the  Top 10 in the Caribbean in the CAPE subjects they sat this year. Well done gentlemen!

PRESENTATION COLLEGE CHAGUANAS PLACINGS ON THE CARIBBEAN ORDER OF MERIT LIST 2014

1. 1st Place Biology Unit 1: AKSHAY ROHAN MAHARAJ PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
2. 4th Place Chemistry Unit 1: NEEVAL NICKOLAI DINDIAL PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
3. 1st Place Communication Studies: SANDEEP KESHAV MAHARAJH PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
4. 4th Place Communication Studies: BEN MATURASINGH PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
5. 6th Place Environmental Science Unit 1: AJAY RAMESHWARSINGH PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
6. 10th Place Geo.& Mec. Drawing Unit 1: SACHIN DERYCK RAJKUMAR PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
7. 8th Place Pure Math Unit 1: AKSHAY ROHAN MAHARAJ PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
8. 10th Place Accounting Unit 2: VARINDRA NIKHIL JAGRUP PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
9. 5th Place Applied Math Unit 2: ARSHAD IMRAN HOSEIN PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
10. 1st Place Biology Unit 2: SANDEEP KESHAV MAHARAJH PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
11. 1st Place Chemistry Unit 2: ZACHARY SACHIN RAMSAMAROO PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
12. 2nd Place Chemistry Unit 2 (Tie): SANDEEP KESHAV MAHARAJH PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
13. 2nd Place Chemistry Unit 2 (Tie) VIKASH SHAYNE SAGAR PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
14. 7th Place Chemistry Unit 2: NICHOLAS RAVIL GANGOO PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
15. 1st Place Geo.& Mec. Drawing Unit 2: NIKOLAI ALEKSSANDRO BEHARRY PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
16. 6th Place Geo.& Mec. Drawing Unit 2: DANIEL PHILLIP HOSEIN PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
17. 10th Place Geo.& Mec. Drawing Unit 2: TIMOTHY HARRIPAUL PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
18. 6th Place Pure Math Unit 2: SANDEEP KESHAV MAHARAJH PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
19. 4th Place Physics Unit 2: ARSHAD IMRAN HOSEIN PRESENTATION COLLEGE, CHAGUANAS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

 

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R.I.P. Ravi

ravi2Ravi Ramrattan, the Presentation College’s  2002 President’s Gold Medal winner, was killed in the terrorist action in Kenya this Saturday.

A proud graduate of Pres Chaguanas, he copped an Open Scholarship, studied at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and was presently pursuing his PhD. He was currently working for the United Nations on an economics project in Kenya.

Ravi was a keen all round student, playing cricket for the college while assiduously pursuing his studies.The school community mourns his passing, made especially poignant as he had always kept in touch with his school and his teachers.

A minute of silence was respectfully observed in our morning assembly, and the school flag currently flies at half mast. Teachers and his then classmates visited his parents today to express condolences.

In the midst of our celebrations of the college’s recent academic  success, this sad news acts as a sobering reminder of the fickleness of life, and lends credence to the saying “the good die young”…

Again, Presentation College expresses its deepest condolences to his parents, family, friends and classmates and co-workers on their, and our, terrible loss…

Rest in Peace Ravi…

 

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A Best BBQ from Pres!

049Sold Out!

Thanks to the combined efforts of the Parents Teachers Advisory Body, our six hundred hungry students, our Alumni Association, cooperate Chaguanas and you the parents and well wishers of Pres Chaguanas, over 1,600 Bar-B-Que tickets were sold  for last Friday’s Mother of All Bar b Ques (MOAB) event.

038From 4 a.m. Friday morning, parents and past students fired up the pits and began non stop production. By 10 a.m. our students joined the no-wait line, and batched deliveries to companies began as well. 048Judging from the comments of the boys and parents, the BBQ was supremely well prepared and tasted fantastic!018So, thanks again to the PTAB, and all others that made our BBQ the sell out, great tasting success that it was…we can’t wait for the same time next year and  MOAB2!

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Twenty Seven Scholarships…our best results ever!

scholarships 2013Congratulations to these deserving students who have done themselves, their parents and our college very proud!

Twenty seven scholarships, our best results ever, tops our total last year by five…and of course, Abhinav collects his Open Scholarship in Math, together with the President’s Medal…

We want our 27 scholarship winners to attend a special assembly on Monday 23rd  September at 11 am at school, where they will be presented to the school population.

Proud To Be Pres!

 

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FOUR IN A ROW ! President’s Medal Success Continues…

040Abhinav Karan  followed in the proud footsteps of Brad Chattergoon, Shastri Ram, and Brad Bachu  in fine style, bringing home to Pres the President’s Medal for excellence in the CAPE 2013 exams for the fourth year in a row, the 9th time in the last 14 years, and the 13th time in our history!

In a special assembly held  Friday last, Abhinav thanked his teachers his onlooking parents, and the whole school community for their support over the years, highlighting time management and personal sacrifice as the pivots for his success.  He is currently enrolled in Mount Hope Medical school, and plans to complete his medical degree there.

030Abhinav Karan and Brad Chattergoon

Also present at the assembly was past student Brad Chattergoon, currently at Cal Tech,  who began the run on the President’s Medal in 2010. The Mayor of Chaguanas also addressed the assembly, congratulating the college on its sterling  achievement, keeping Chaguanas as the proud hosts of one of the Caribbean’s best colleges.

018The ecstatic students hail Abhinav’s achievement

052Abhinav with the current Upper Six President Medal 2014 hopefuls…

Congrats to him and ALL staff who interfaced with him, assisting him to his great achievement!

Further celebrations will begin when we hear the names of the rest of our Scholarship winners this year…it is alleged we are to get our best results ever !

Proud to be Pres!

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90 New Pres men arrived today…

Our registration procedure today saw the parents and students arrive to formerly take up their place in the Presentation family…

registration 2013 014The Principal addressing new Pres parents and students

registration 2013 029Parents on the registration exercise

registration 2013 040Materials available on the spot..

registration 2013 028Complimentary Pres bag, House wristband, and school magazine to each student

registration 2013 052

The Warrant Officer I on a recruiting drive for the Cadet Corpsregistration 2013 048Mr. Brad Bachu, President’s Medal Winner 2012, assists with registration

Thanks again to our staff, PTAB parents, Alumni and current students who took the time to assist with the best registration process ever! Well done Pres!

 

 

 

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