3 Primary Students Make Tourism Writing Competition Finals

Montserrat is again beaming with pride after news that three primary school students have made it in the top 12 for the CTO’s Caribbean Primary School Tourism Writing Competition for 2017.

7-20-17-cto-finalsThe CTO Year of Adventure in the Caribbean was the theme for the competition for children ages 8 – 12 in every CTO member country. The aim was to encourage both creative and formal writing submissions related to strengthening sustainable tourism development in the region.

The competition had TWO (2) distinct entry streams:
a. The Formal Writing Stream – works that count as either essays or prose
b. The Creative Writing Stream – works that count as poems or short stories

Winners will be presented with a special Certificate of Recognition from the Caribbean Tourism Organization and honoured with an all expenses paid trip for them and a Parental Chaperone to attend and participate in special activities at a major CTO Conference in 2017.

Ramona Cush of Look Out Primary School is a finalist in the Formal Writing Stream. Haley-Shai Kassie of St. Augustine Primary and Waynette Fenton of Brades Primary are finalists in the Creative Writing Stream.