Top History Student receives Eric Williams CAPE History Award

Photo Caption: Natalia Isava receives her CAPE prize in History award from Neil Parsanlal, chairman of NALIS (representing Minister Maxie Cuffie) and UWI St. Augustine Deputy Principal, Professor Indar Ramnarine.

Photo from the Eric Williams Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) Prize in History Award Ceremony that took place on August 30, 2017 at The Alma Jordan Library, UWI St. Augustine. The award honours the former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Eric Williams, a world-renowned historian. Introduced in 2008, the award is donated by the Eric Williams Memorial Collection, hosed at The UWI St. Augustine’s Alma Jordan Library, and is for the Most Outstanding Candidate in CAPE History over his/her two years of study. The recipient is required to achieve Grade I in both Units of CAPE History.

Awardee Natalia Isava is an alumna of St. Joseph’s Convent, Port of Spain. She pursued CSEC and CAPE studying for CAPE I – History, Literature, Sociology, Caribbean Studies and Communication Studies – she received six 1s and two 2s and placed in the top ten in the region in Literature and Sociology Unit One, as well as in History Units One and Two. At present, Natalia attends the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and International Relations with proficiency in Spanish. She is expected to complete her studies in the next two years.