With an almost perfect score in the Ability Test, Ricquan earned a place at Calabar High School.
Wright’s grade-six teacher was overwhelmed with tears when she received the results of her 45 students, 80 per cent of whom were placed in the ranks of highly proficient and proficient.
With a placement at Immaculate Conception High School, Grace-Ann Bailey emerged the top-performing female student at Vaz Preparatory School.
The education ministry reported that eighty per cent of the 39,689 grade-six students exiting the primary-school system were placed in one of their preferred high schools.
Bailey hopes to settle in well at Immaculate Conception and produce academic excellence throughout her high school years.