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JC awarded 'Best Innovation for 2011'

Published:Wednesday | April 6, 2011

JAMAICA COLLEGE was awarded the best innovation for 2011 in the 'Unearthing Innovations Project' education competition.

The objective of the competition was to identify, highlight and share innovative ideas being used in the tops schools islandwide.

Merl Grove and Excelsior high schools were placed second and third, respectively.

Keisha Brissette entered the competition and presented the language and literacy programme, which was used at the college in the academic years 2008-2010.

Her programme was placed in the top 13, and after presenting to a group of teachers, was voted in the top seven initiatives being pursued by schools islandwide. The programme among others will be published and used in schools across Jamaica for the upcoming year.

The college received an award, while Brissette received the national award, cash prize and a Sony laptop.

The objective of the competition was to identify, highlight and share innovative ideas being used in the tops schools islandwide.