Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert, Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations, and Sustainable Development, has extended congratulations to fourteen Form 5 students of the Saint Lucia Sports Academy. These students on Monday received their certificates for completing the Caribbean Coaching Certification Program.
The Saint Lucia Sports Academy opened its doors in 2019 as the first and only boarding school on the island where students concentrate on sporting disciplines, including cricket, football, track and field, and academics. Since then, the school has made significant strides in both academia and sports. Students excelled last year at the CSEC exams, not just in Physical Education, where they registered a high pass rate, but also in other subject areas.
“After being around for just about two years, today we celebrate with the Saint Lucia Sports academy yet another major achievement. To the students, I say well done and I am pleased with what you have achieved,” Dr. Rigobert said Monday.
“This milestone is very important for the Saint Lucia Sports Academy and the Ministry of Education because it speaks to the foundation that we have laid out for the school, in providing students with options in sporting careers on and off the field. Besides the academic subjects, students are trained to become well rounded athletes and also receive training in areas such