RUSEA’S HIGH SCHOOL’S 240TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017
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where teachers Shimoya Reece-Williams and Christina Reid were
both awarded for Most Outstanding Teachers in Dance. The
Rusea’s dance group then went on to the JCDC National Dance
Festival, where they brought home two gold and silver medals.
“We (Rusea’s High) in the 2016-17 academic year, had our
Science Club participate in the annual National Science
Competition staged by the Scientific Research Council and the
Association of Science Teachers of Jamaica. The club created a
mosquito repellant from dried breadfruit and orange peel. The
group copped second place in the secondary schools’ category.
They also received the awards for Most Outstanding Chemistry
Project and the project with the greatest potential for
commercialisation,” explained Principal Linvern Wright. “The
students were supervised by Jasset Hector, Wenworth Wright
(chemistry teachers), and Hopelyn Brissett (head of the Science
Department),” the principal added.
SHINING IN DEBATING COMPETITION
In the previous academic year, the Student Council body
entered the Students’ Council’s Region 4 Debate Competition,
and of 25 schools, emerged as Parish Champions for Hanover
and Western Regional Champions. The team was coached by