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Special Sitting of National Assembly Recognizes 25 Remarkable Teens

By Devonne Cornelius

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) — The 2020 edition of The 25 Most Remarkable Teens Award was held at the Rivers of Living Water Christian Centre due to the COVID-19 protocols currently in place for St. Kitts and Nevis. The ceremony which took place on Thursday, November 26, saw 25 teenagers from across the federation being recognized for their exemplary work ranging from Academics to Sports.

The recipients were Devoncya Clarke for Spiritual Commitment; Tijuanique Morton for Sports; Genaiah Browne for Academics; Mariqua Cumberbatch for Technology; Julian Francis for his work in Volunteerism; Ayddan Tuckett for Culinary Arts; Teyra Penny for Coping Positively With Challenges; Keijarie Huggins for Spirit of Hope; Karyl Woods for Writing; Ahjania Battice for Personal Decision to Change; Nykeisha Henry for Environmentalism; Elyse Thomas for Youth Activism; Taina French for Volunteerism; Ajane Bristol for Dance; Danrick Robinson as a Scholar-Athlete; Mauriel Knight for Leadership; Gregory McGrath Coping Positively With Challenges; Vanessa Simon for Courage to Overcome; Sientanicia Thomas for Academics; Roddena DaCosta for Academics; Maleah Erskine for Academics; Terron Webb for Music; Shai-Ann Tyson as Most Promising; Khaela Hanley for Courage to Overcome; and Khadijah Egen for School Pride.

Their profiles were read by past recipients and were presented by members of parliament of the National Assembly, who spoke briefly in acknowledging the efforts of the young people.

The 25 Most Remarkable Teens Award recognition ceremony was first introduced in 2011.

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