Climate Change and LCDS Secondary Schools Quiz 2014
The Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) promoted by Guyana and specifically by the office of the President, is a new innovative response to the challenges posed by Global Climate Change and the dangers its presents to the human and economic well-being of the developing countries such as Guyana.
This Quiz is mean to be a key information and educational tool on climate change REDD and the LCDS to create greater knowledge and awareness among the general Guyanese population with specific focus on young Guyanese. In this initiative, the Ministry of Education and the Students and the Teachers of participating Schools are important partners with the Office of Climate Change at the Office of the President as well as the National Communication Network Inc.(NCN).
On November 11th, 2014, St. Stanislaus College, represented by four students, participated in the above mentioned quiz. They were Elizabeth Persaud, Nathon Hackett, Dhansham Samaroo and Amarnauth Narain. The quiz consisted of three segments with questions on Climate Change and Guyana. St. Stanislaus College was victorious against Bishop’s High School with a point standing of forty eight (48) to thirty (30). Nathon Hackett was recognized as the student with the most points and therefore was awarded the best scorer for the match.The team now proceeds to Round 2 of the competition.