Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – 14th June 2016 – National Under 15 cricketer, Luke Wilson placed first in the 2016 Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA). Luke, who attended St. Mary’s Roman Catholic primary school, scored an average of 96.20% in the CPEA, which was the top average of the 1786 students who wrote the final examination on Friday May 20, 2016.
The young cricketer represented the national team in April this year in the Windward Islands Under 15 tournament hosted by Dominica. At only 12 years old, he is expected to feature in the U15 tournament for another two years. Luke is also currently in the finals of the Scotiabank Kiddy School Cricket Quiz.
The last Vincentian youth cricketer to excel in academics was Anson Latchman, who is currently an island scholar, attending Cavehill, UWI. Other notable national players who have advanced academically in recent years are Romel Currency and Miles Bascombe, both completing up to Masters level, while plying their trade as cricketers.
SVGCA Inc. expresses huge congratulations to Luke on his remarkable achievement.