Clifton Hunter students achieve "top performance" in CSEC exams
On October 8, hundreds gathered in the Clifton Hunter High School Gymnasium to recognise and celebrate the accomplishments of the school's 109 graduates at the graduation ceremony for year 2020 held under the theme, 'Oh The Places You Will Go!' In attendance for the prestigious affair were a host of MLAs, VIPs from the private sector and other government officials.
In a moving address, the Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands, the Honourable Juliana O’Connor-Connolly reminded the class that "No one but you can determine your final destination."
CHHS Principal Dr Richard Wildman commended graduates for their outstanding academic achievements in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination which he said 'garnered national and regional attention.'
Dr Wildman made special mention of students, Diamond Chambers, Joshua Peart and Aaliyah Powell, all of whom attained top performance status and were named in the top ten for the Caribbean region for their academic performance in Integrated Science, Human and Social Biology and Electronic Document Preparation & Management external examinations.
Dr Wildman expressed his confidence in the graduates' readiness to face the world.
"You are now well equipped to embrace life and to make a significant contribution to the future of the Cayman Islands and the wider world; fully believe in who you are. As a graduate of Clifton Hunter High School, you have been equipped with a map for your success. This map entails mastery, autonomy and purpose. Use your map wisely; you are capable," he said.
Dena'e Alexander gave the graduates address and accepted the principal's and guest speaker's charge on behalf of the graduating class declaring, "We are ready to conquer the world and turn adversities into opportunities and make our country proud."