first_imgStudents attached to the Guyana Society for the Blind on Friday received medals and trophies in recognition of their achievements at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Exams (CSEC).The prizes were donated by Heavenly Care, at the Society’s headquarters, where the teachers of the Blind Society were also rewarded and recognised for their hard work.Melieka Crawford of East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, copped the top spot with three Grades Two’s and two Grades Three’s, securing a spot at the University of Guyana. Crawford will be pursuing a Bachelors Degree in International Relations with the hope of becoming an Ambassador.Teachers and students of the Blind SocietyCrawford registered to write the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) administered examination through the Guyana Society for the Blind. She secured passes in Human and Social Biology, Social Studies, Principles of Business, Office Administration and English Language.The top student expressed elation at her achievement while noting her main challenge was lack of resources. However, she said she persevered with the resources available.The Head and founder of Heavenly Care of the Elderly Genevieve London congratulated the students and urged them to continue working towards their goal, despite of whatever disabilities. She noted that the fact that the students of the Blind Society can secure passes at CSEC should place added pressure on other students who have no disabilities.President of the Blind Society Cecil Morris expressed gratitude to the students for making the Blind Society proud and further expressed confidence that they will continue to make him and themselves proud .last_img read more