Talent and Cultural Activism Awarded at DSC


first_img 79 Views   one comment Share Sharing is caring! EducationLocalNewsTertiary Talent and Cultural Activism Awarded at DSC by: – April 21, 2012 Sharecenter_img Share DSC Awardees; Ms DSC Mas Jamboree, Markerah George, DSC’s Kaiso King Jamal “Black Diamond” Lloyd, 1st runner up Ameka Cognet and Ms Dominica Nadira LandoIt was a day of royalty at the Dominica State College on Wednesday April 18th, as students who actively participated in the 2012 carnival season were awarded for their involvement in local culture. Speaking at the prize giving ceremony, Ms Deanna Noel, Lime’s Retention and Relationship Coordinator, reaffirmed LIME’s commitment to the 2 year old agreement with the college and pledged that LIME fully intends to support next year’s Mas Jamboree, with even bigger prizes. Ameka Cognet receiving plaque from Dr. PetersPresident of the Dominica State College, Dr Donald Peters, expressed his pride that DSC students made such meaningful and successful contributions during the carnival season, noting that the two top spots of the National Queen Pageant were claimed by DSC students, Nadira Lando, the reigning Ms Dominica, and Ameka Cognet, the 1st runner up. Similarly, Jamal “Black Diamond” Lloyd, affectionately dubbed DSC’s Kaiso King made tremendous waves in the calypso arena with his popular song Pit Toilet. Black Diamond receiving plaque from Dr. PetersDr Peters also announced that a program will soon be rolled out to train students in costume design and building. Participants of the Ms DSC Mas Jamboree pageant were awarded by LIME as well as DSC. Newly crowned Ms DSC Mas Jamboree, Markerah George, received one laptop with six months free internet compliments Lime, and one year free tuition. Octavia Prosper, 1st runner up, can now enjoy a new blackberry, with $100.00 credit and one semester’s free tuition, while 2nd runner up Micah Rodney also received $350.00 discount on tuition in addition to a $50 credit for three months. Ms Dominica, Nadira Lando receiving her plaque from Dr. PetersThe other contestants can all look forward to a $150.00 discount on their tuition fees. Entertainment was provided by the Dominica State College Glee Club, and the DSC Kaiso King himself, Black Diamond, who pleased his audience with a taste of Pit Toilet. By: Nadine RiviereLiterature Lecturer,Dominica State College Tweetlast_img

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