MDC wins Financial Literacy titlePublished: June 7 2017
St. George, Grenada – On June 2nd, the Mac Donald College successfully captured the title of champion of the 2017 G.U.T. Credit Union’s Financial Literacy Quiz. They were keenly challenged by the team from Hillsborough Secondary School. In the end however, the MDC emerged victorious with a score 105 over HSS’s 85 points.
Seventeen secondary schools participated in the quiz, including both secondary schools from Carriacou. As champions the Mac Donald College received the winner’s trophy, a challenge trophy and EC$3000. The team members and teaching coach received $1000 each. In second place, the Hillsborough Secondary School received a trophy and EC$2000. Each team member and coach received $750. The Presentation Brothers’ College came third and received a trophy and EC$1000. The team members and coach received $500 each. All schools and participating team members received consolation prizes.
The participating schools were also challenged to create a video on the importance of financial literacy. This challenge was won by the Westmorland Senior School. This was the fourth year that the G.U.T. Credit Union hosted the Financial Literacy Quiz for Secondary Schools.