Competitions


Caricom Launches Energy Innovation Challenge

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean students are being asked to design novel concepts for use and management of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM), as part of a regional initiative launched by the Barbados-based Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE).   CCREEE, in collaboration with the...

Art Contest Highlights Environment Threats, Need For Recycling

Two students look on as Sandals Foundation Ambassador Ian Spencer (fifth left) presents a laptop computer and digital projector screen to teachers of the Barracks Road Primary School, winner of the Montego Bay Region of the Sandals Foundation Recycled Art Competition.   Ten  schools in Jamaica, Grenada and Antigua showed...

Over $3M in Cash and Prizes Awarded in PCJ Schools Energy Competition

Over $3 million in cash and prizes were awarded to the top performers in the 2019 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Schools Energy Programme Competition. Approximately 90 students, aged six to 19, from primary and high schools islandwide participated in this year’s renewal, which was held under the theme –...

Holland Primary SEP Champions Again!

Holland Primary School from the breadbasket parish of St Elizabeth was yesterday named winner of the Schools’ Environment Programme (SEP) Research Day, its third time holding the Champion SEP School trophy. The students and their teacher could hardly contain their joy at the news. When the announcement came, Dorothy Wright, a...

Winston Jones High to Use Prize Money For Renewable Energy Project

With a $500,000 grant from the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), students at Winston Jones High School in Manchester will be implementing a renewable energy project that could result in significant savings in the school’s monthly electricity bill. The grant was the winning prize in the age 16-19 category of...