From left: Kristy DaSylva, Joshua Harry, and Jolece Yammie.

Joshua Harry of the Kingstown Preparatory School has won the Ministry of Education & Hodder Education Grade 6 Writing Competition.

Harry won the competition on Thursday after making it to the finals.

The preliminaries were held on Jan. 12.

Fifty-three of the nation’s 68 primary schools participated in the preliminaries.

Ten students were selected for the finals.

They are Kristy Da Silva — Richland Park S.D.A.; Annique Patterson — Calliaqua Anglican, Genevieve Mc Master — Windsor Primary, Joshua Harry — Kingstown Preparatory, Jaydealeah Chambers — Barrouallie Government, Maleeka, Providence — Gomea Methodist, Brenell Joseph — Kingstown Anglican, Cody Bartley — Fitz Hughes Government, Ronece Robertson — Belmont Government, Jolece Yammie — Calder Government.

The finalists in the competition.

Results:

3rd: Jolece Yammie of Calder Government

2nd: Kristy Da Silva of Richland Park S.D.A.

1st: Joshua Harry of Kingstown Preparatory.

Harry’s essay was entitled “Vanished”.