Shaunti knew she’d take the Trelawny ti­tle

Jamaica Gleaner - - OPINION&COMMENTARY -

FAL­MOUTH, Trelawny: SHAUNTI WAS coached by her fa­ther, Rain­ford Reid, who is a teacher and her mother, Mary Reid, who is from In­dia and isn’t a flu­ent speaker of the lan­guage. She loves English, math­e­mat­ics, ge­og­ra­phy and sci­ence. She is a part of the en­vi­ron­men­tal club. She loves play­ing the key­board, she has been play­ing for two years and her favourite song to play is the Pink Pan­ther theme song. She is 10 years old and is in grade six.

Shaunti on win­ning: “I was so ex­cited! My fa­ther, my mom, friends and fam­ily en­cour­aged me and I just want to thank them for all that they’ve done for me. I knew I could do it. I al­ways win.”

Mother (coach): “I was full of con­fi­dence that she was go­ing to win, be­cause she al­ways wins in school com­pe­ti­tions.” 1. Shaunti Reid, Ul­ster Spring Pri­mary 2. Con­doleezza Davis, Hol­land High 3. Ta­tiana Gill, Granville Pri­mary 4. Shanae Jones, Wake­field Pri­mary 5. Mick­ahli­aHyl­ton, Duan­vale Pri­mary Top Boy: Nathaniel Wallace, Refuge Pri­mary Top Girl: Shaunti Reid, Ul­ster Spring Pri­mary Win­ning word: E-F-F-E-C-T-I-V-E-L-Y Coach: Mary and Rain­ford Reid Num­ber of spell­ers: 16

Shaunti Reid of Ul­ster Spring Pri­mary in Trelawny.

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