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W.S.Stevens wins Cooperative Drama Competition

  W.S. Stevens Primary School wins Cooperative Drama Competition. The Wills Strathmore Stevens primary school of Marigot  emerged winner of the Primary School drama competition held at the Arawak House of culture in Roseau on Thursday May 18, 2017.  In second place was Grandbay Primary School and Third place Salisbury Primary School.  The competition was organized by the Cooperative Division department of Ministry of Social Services and Gender Affairs . Six (6) schools participated in the competition Salybia , Grand Fond, Salisbury,  Grandbay, Jones Beaupierre, W.S. Stevens Primary Schools.  The W.S. Stevens captur ed Best Actor (Kadeem Charles) and Actress (Tianna Smith) awards.   The competition was judged by Bert Paul, Steve Hyacinth, Hugette St Hillaire, Nadia Pinnard  and Julien Lloyd Benjamin.  The Permanent Secretary Mrs Helen Royer of the Ministry of Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs addressed the students at the closing ceremony.  King Karessa also 2012 Cooperative Division Calypso King performed at the event.  Miss Canoville said it is important to appreciate the Cooperative  model of business as it encourages unity among people, as “in dividualism cannot build a nation”.  Sponsors were Government of Dominica, National, West Coast,  Central, Grandbay and Credit Unions; Dominical Cooperative Society League, Vibes Radio and Digicel, Dominica Essential Oils and Spices Cooperative Society Ltd.