The Montessori Centre has for the first time won the annual Grow Well Inc’s General Knowledge quiz, sponsored by The Landings Resort.
The 2016 quiz installment was staged at the Beausejour Indoor Stadium last Friday.
Six public and private primary schools in the Gros Islet district participated in the contest. Each school fielded two representatives from grade six, ably supported by their peers. Each team answered 15 questions, with 10 points awarded for each correct answer.
Questions included history, current events, geography, language (including Kweyol), social studies and science.
At the end of the contest The Montessori Centre hoisted the winners’ trophy for the first time.
Second place went to the Dame PearletteLouisy Primary School, third place to 2015 winners Bonne Terre Prep, followed by Grande Riviere Primary in fourth place, and a tie between Gros Islet and Monchy primary schools fifth place..
This year’s winners also each walked away with a smartphone from Digicel and dinner for two at The Landings. Other prizes included Kindle e-readers, US$25 Amazon gift certificates, zipline tours from Rainforest SkyRides, Segway Nature Trail Experience tours, passes to Bay Gardens Splash Island Water Park and VIP movie passes from Caribbean Cinemas.