(Castries, March 11, 2016) The Montessori Centre has for the ﬁrst time won the 14th annual GrowWell Inc’s General Knowledge quiz, sponsored by The Landings Resort.
The 2016 quiz installment was staged at the Beausejour Indoor Stadium on the morning of Friday, March 11.
Six public and private primary schools in the Gros Islet district participated in the contest. Each school ﬁelded two representatives from grade six, ably supported by their peers. Each team answered 15 questions, with 10 points awarded for each correct answer.
Questions included history, current events, geography, language (including Kweyol), social studies and science.
At the end of the contest The Montessori Centre hoisted the winners trophy for the ﬁrst time.
Second place went to the Dame Pearlette Louisy Primary School, third place to 2015 winners Bonne Terre Prep, followed by Grande Riviere Primary in fourth place, with a tie between Gros Islet and Monchy primary schools.
This year’s winners also each walked away with a smartphone from Digicel and dinner for two at The Landings. Other prizes included Kindle e-readers, US$25 Amazon gift certiﬁcates, zipline tours from Rainforest SkyRides, Segway Nature Trail Experience tours, passes to Bay Garden’s Resort’s Splash Island Water Park and VIP movie passes from Caribbean Cinemas.
The annual quiz aims to encourage a diverse education experience in primary schools in Gros Islet.