The St David’s Catholic Secondary School (SDCSS) has emerged the winners of the inaugural GUT Credit Union National Secondary Schools Financial Literacy Quiz.
The final, held on 2 July at the Grenada Trade Centre, saw the SDCSS team keenly challenged by the girls of the St Joseph’s Convent St Andrew. Both teams ended rounds one and two on equal points, however SDCSS triumphed in the final buzzer round by providing quicker, more accurate responses.
Sixteen secondary schools participated in the quiz, including Bishop’s College from Carriacou. President of the GUT Credit Union, Kim Parris stated, “We believe that financial literacy education among our nation’s youth is of paramount importance for the future financial health and stability of our nation.”
As champions, St David’s Catholic Secondary School received the winner’s trophy, a challenge trophy and EC$3000. The team members and teaching coach received $1000 each.
In second place, St Joseph’s Convent, St Andrew received a trophy and EC$2000. Each team member and coach received $750. St Joseph’s Convent St George came third and received a trophy and EC$1000. The team members and coach received $500 each.
All schools received a participation award of $500 and all team members received medals.