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During the last few months, certain First Citizens customers
received letters requesting that they update their information
with the Bank and to submit certain documents to a Bank
representative (in person) in accordance with statutory
requirements. Please note that First Citizens will never
request the disclosure of personal or confidential information
from our customers by phone or online.
First Citizens thanks those who have already responded.
Those customers who have not yet responded are advised
that all information (including updated identification
documents, job letters and pay slips) must be submitted to
the Bank on or before Monday 27 October, 2014. To
facilitate these submissions only, First Citizens will open
the following Branches from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday
18 October, 2014 and Saturday 25 October, 2014:
If you fail to submit this information by Monday 27 October,
2014, your account with the Bank will be closed.
Please call 62-FIRST if you have any queries.
Many girls from South and Central
Trinidad aspire to attend Naparima Girls
High School. Shivanna Chatoor, Cameel
Juman and Arielle Rambharose who topped
the 2014 SEA, all picked Naparima Girls
High School as their first choice.
At Naps Girls recent Speech Day and
Awards Ceremony at the Susamachar Pres-
byterian Church, glowing tributes were paid
to many who contributed to the success of
the students from Form One to Six. Some
of the dignitaries in attendance included
San Fernando West MP and Public Admin-
stration minister Carolyn Seepersad-
Bachan, Legal Affairs minister Prakash
Ramadhar, San Fernando deputy mayor
Junia Regrello, the mayor s wife Cathy
Hosein, Presbyterian Secondary Schools
Board chairman Lincoln Ramsaran, Pres-
byterian Church moderator Rev Brenda Bul-
lock, Education ministry School Supervisor
Roydon Rampersad and Zalayhar Hassanali,
wife of late president Noor Hassanali.
The school s principal, Carolyn Bally-
Gosine thanked some of those responsible
for the school s success including the Edu-
cation ministry, the Presbyterian Board,
teachers, parents, the Parents Action Com-
mittee, Chaplain Rev Dr Randall Sammah,
the Naparima Girls High School Alumnae
Association and the corporate community.
Bally-Gosine, a past student of Naparima
Girls High School, enthusiastically celebrated
the excellent results at recent examinations.
In the Cape examinations, the school
enjoyed 100 per cent passes in 16/18 subjects
in Unit 1, and 100 per cent passes in 18/18 subjects
in Unit 2. Overall, 100 per cent of their students have
National scholarships were awarded to 33 students.
Ten received Open scholarships and 23 received addi-
tional scholarships. One student was awarded a UWI
Open Scholarship in the Faculty of Engineering.
At CSEC, all students obtained full certificates.
Bally-Gosine said this accomplishment is one that
is a monumental task that demanded commitment
from teachers, students and parents. In addition,
students were also encouraged and mandated to
develop holistically and participate in their numerous
extra-curricular activities and competitions.
Naparima Girls High School boasts of providing
an environment where students are motivated to
excel and fulfill their true potential. In 2013, Aahisha
Persad and Xadelle Mohess placed first and second
in the CSEC Examinations and were awarded the
President s Medal Gold and Silver, respectively.
In 2013, Simone Jacob placed first in the Caribbean
in MOB Unit 2.
On entering the school, students are urged to do
their best in academic and extra-curricular activities.
Bally-Gosine told the students, "Remember that not
all lessons can be learnt from books. You can learn
something from each person who passes through
your lives. Some lessons are painful, but all are price-
"Winning medals, trophies, prizes and scholarships
should never be your all-consuming goal in life.
Instead you should aspire to live on in the hearts and
minds of all with whom you interact, as loving, kind,
humble, patient, tolerant, forgiving and generous,
honest and as a person of integrity.
"Always strive to serve your fellow man before
yourselves. Do not be afraid to stand for what you
believe in, even if that means standing alone," she
During the August vacation, repairs were undertaken
in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and
the EFCL team. The project underway is the con-
struction of the Skywalk and special thanks were
given to Education minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh and
EFCL s Shama Maharaj.
The goal of Naparima Girls, is to ensure that stu-
dents are not only critical thinkers and problem-
solvers who excel academically, but also well-rounded,
proactive, adaptable and able to lead healthy and
Naps Girls principal Carolyn Bally-Gosine makes a
presentation to Chloe Foon at the school's annual
Speech Day and Awards Ceremony.
Naps Girls celebrates exam success
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