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Defense Force Cadet Wins Drill Competition

By Devonne Cornelius

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) — Sheniqua Isaac of the Cadet Core of the St. Kitts and Nevis Defense Force is the winner of the Independence Drill Competition amassing a total of 97 points.

Constable Hanish Thomas captured 2nd place with 96.33 points and 3rd place went to Constable Zahur Peters with 96 points both of whom represented The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force.

The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, who facilitated the competition, fielded four teams; District A, District B and District C- Nevis and a team of females. The Cadet Core and the Division Company B represented the St. Kitts And Nevis Defense Force; The St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority; The St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services and Her Majesty’s Prison all participated in the competition which was carried live on ZIZ in keeping with the health and safety protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 8th Annual Independence Drill Competition, which took place on Friday, September 25, 2020, at the training center of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, forms part of St. Kitts and Nevis’ Independence 37 celebratory activities and saw in attendance Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, The Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris and other senior government officials.

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