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SALCC student takes first place in regional art competition

MELANIE JAMES WILL BE AWARDED A STUDENT GRANT AT A VIRTUAL PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY ON SEP. 17.

Sir Arthur Lewis Community College congratulates second year student Melanie James on capturing the 1st place title in the 17-19 category of the 2021 ECCB/RSS-ARU Creative Youth Competition!

A Virtual Prize Giving Ceremony will be held on Friday September 17, 2021 when Melanie will be awarded a student grant of EC$3,000.00 and the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, will receive a development grant of EC$2,000.00.

The event will be streamed live on the pages of the EECB: YouTube https://youtu.be/lO-4GqFUrjI and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/240513314750916/?ref=newsfeed

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Regional Security System-Asset Recovery Unit (RSS-ARU) Creative Youth Competition provides an avenue to engage students about

issues that impact the lives of the people of the ECCB member countries in support of academic programme and students’ development.

In an email to Melanie the organization stated, “The judges were quite pleased with your submission and wish to encourage you to continue perfecting your skills in art.” Melanie’s piece has been showcased on the ECCB’s website and social media platforms.

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Regional Security System-Asset Recovery Unit (RSS-ARU) expressed gratitude to the College for its continued support of the ECCB’s Community Outreach thrust through participation in the 2021 ECCB/RSS-ARU Creative Youth Art Competition.

This is the second year that a student of the College has won a top prize in a competition. In 2020, Khadijah Halliday was the 3rd place winner in the same age category ECCB Art Competition.

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