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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.

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francisca 10/15/2012 10:25:10 Etc/GMT+1
good morning statistics people i am a school child who entered 154 valid words and how come i did not win
francisca langlais is my name
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Just Saying 10/17/2012 21:29:38 Etc/GMT+1
Dear Francisca: I am sharing my thoughts to say to you that I am not passing judgment on "how and why I did not win". What I am saying to you is that I am proud of the fact that you were motivated to enter the contest in the first place. My dear you are a winner in my book. Please keep on studying, value education and always strive for academic excellence.

I am going to leave you with these words from the late legendary Curtis Mayfield songwriter composer extraordinaire "continue to be a winner all of you".
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Tazandra Williams 03/30/2015 19:51:04 Etc/GMT+1
Tivoneyea is a boy . Please correct that miss to Mr. Please. It is pronounced Ti-von-ne-yea
(yea meaning yes)

Thank you
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