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Anguilla Statistics Week 2012 – Word Creation Winners

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The Anguilla Statistics Department (ASD) along with other member and associate member states of CARICOM will be observing Caribbean Statistics Day on October 15th, 2012 under the theme “Working together to Improve Statistics in the Twenty-First Century and beyond”. This year’s celebration, the fourth of its kind, seeks to facilitate the placement of official statistics high on the development agenda both locally and regionally.

As part of the Anguilla Statistics Week 2012, the (ASD) held a word creation competition which opened September 24, 2012 to all primary school for students in grades 3 to 6.The competition closed on October 8th, 2012.

The participation for the fourth annual Word Creation competition, where student were asked to submit one entry containing as many English words as possible from the word: ‘Statistician’, was noteworthy .

The ASD received 100 entries from seven (7) primary schools namely;

  • Adrian T Hazell Primary School - 33 entries,
  • Central Christian Primary School – 11 entries,
  • Teacher Gloria Omololu Primary School -17 entries,
  • Morris Vanterpool Primary School - 13 entries,
  • Orealia Kelly Primary School – 14 entries,
  • The Valley Primary School - 8 entries and
  • Vivien Vanterpool Primary School – 4 entries

The Anguilla Statistics Department would like to thank all the schools for their participation as well as the teachers and parents who encouraged their students/children to participate.

The winner of the fourth annual word competition with a total of 146 valid words from an entry of 251 words is Master Aaron Campbell, a third grader from Central Christian Primary School.

The second place with a total of 142 valid words from an entry of 169 words goes to Miss. Derissa Benjamin, a third grader from the Orealia Kelly Primary School and third place with 140 valid words from an entry of 157 words is Miss Tivoneyea Williams, a fifth grader from the Valley Primary School.

The ASD recognizes all entrants as winners and wishes them continued success in their future endeavours.