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‘No pain, No gain’ - Lara, Boldon to inspire students

Published: 
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Secondary Schools Leadership Symposium 2013

Secondary School students from across the country will have four days to rub shoulders with some of the country’s icons and role models at this year’s Secondary Schools leadership symposium No Pain, No Gain, which will be held from Monday April 8—Thursday April 11, at the Cascadia Conference Centre, St Ann’s.

 

The four-day event, which is sponsored by the Ministry of Sport and Atlantic LNG, will be hosted by The Sports Desk. The event is in its 14th year and some 300 students have been accepted to attend.

 

Legendary international cricketer Brian Lara and ESPN sports analyst Ato Boldon, both of whom have distinguished themselves on and off the field, will get the symposium started today, with motivational speaker Don La Foucade, also adding to the first day experience.

 

Lara said he was eagerly looking forward to meeting the future leaders of Trinidad and Tobago and he’s hopeful that his presence and message would help inspire them. Lara will speak on leadership while Boldon will discuss the difference between arrogance and confidence. La Foucade will speak on the purpose of purpose.

 

Also facilitating will be Olympians, Njisane Phillip, Marc Burns, Jehue Gordon.

 

Students will also hear from international boxing champion Ria Ramnarine and T&T youth ambassador Kwanieze John, as well as motivational speaker Joseph O Brien. Co-ordinator Valentino Singh, sports editor of the T&T Guardian, said he was quite pleased at the response this year, which he described as overwhelming. “Unfortunately we can facilitate only a limited number of students and as we have said it is on a first come first serve basis, so the first 300 students have made it.”

 

The symposium is free to all fifth and sixth form students.

 

Also supporting this year’s event are: Toyota, the National Gas Company, RBC, bpTT, The Fan Club, the Sports Company of T&T, and LLB, which is the official drink of the event.

 

Who made the cut

Sonia Singh                                    
Andie-Marie Joseph
Azalia Haranghee                           
Saara Sultan
Shirlena Baldeosingh                       
Alicia Ramghaness
Tsai-ann Chang                              
Shereece Hosein
Stephanie Levia                               
Karissa Ramnath
Chantal Mohammed                        
Shayena Kanju
Ashell Roopchand                            
Aliyyah Khan
Maria Suraj                                      
Shivana Maharaj
Sheneka Doolarchan                         
Alyssa Mahadeo
Karen Mohammed                            
Abigail Mansingh
Anushka Maharaj                            
Abigail Ramcharan
Amrita Birbal                                    
Renata Ramoutar
Aneesa Ali                                      
Camille Koylass
Sariah Nathan                                 
Sunita Gobin
Sangeeta Maharaj                            
Shinelle Samuel
Reanna Ramsamooj                         
Khatija Habil
Surya Deonarine                               
Safiyyah Mohammed
Aalimah Khan                                   
Tanuja Balkaran
Ivana Rampersad                              
Tamara Thompson
Shivana Mohammed                          
Paula Joseph
Pooja Rajcharan                                
Sara-Leigh Amirali
Shivonne Sookram                             
Fazina Mohammed
Sarah Rampersad                              
Christine Gowkaran
Rehanna Roopchand
Renata Ramoutar
Nikita Khan
Nanyamkah Wilson
Megan Cox
Sayyada Balldin
Coreena Gopie
Wendy Jochim
Nathifa Bridgeman
Ariel Bartholomew
Samantha Bhagwadeen
Alia Chowtee
Rachel Jackman
Shivana Bhagoutie
Jynosta Sahatoo
Asma Charles
Bernadine Bharat
Raziah Mohammed-Mars
Patricia Mohammed
Lazina Ali
Vijaya Franstan-Paul
Karel Rambhajan
Annette Alleyne
Kalifa Cromwell 
Jehiel Cromwell 
Adrian Lazar
Kathryn De Freitas
Brittany Ganpath
Annalise Lum Hoo
Niya Deo
Yacine Diop
Celene Sequera
Reesha Ramkissoon
Sarah Prince
Dominique Bernard
Shara Charles
Cathy Ramsahai-Campo
Theana Hay
Kherdine Gonzales
Deshauna White
Khadine Weekes
Allister Ramdoo
Isaiah Vialva
Jalani Peters
Kareem Baptiste
Shauntel Baptiste
Jasmua Schoon
Jameel Hardy
Afiesha Waterman  
Daniella Ramdeo   
Rachel James 
Vishal Teeksingh
Chandra Ramnath
Mikella Lall
Amelia Ali
Kellyann Guellermo 
Farana Aziz
Joella Haynes  
Alisha Forbes  
Britney Harris 
Deirdre Sookras   
Leah Evelyn  
Mikhail Kurt Wharton  
Aleem Abass  
Enrique Ali Cashier 
Jenesia Bain   
Ingrid Sheppard  
Britney Bancott   
Mc Keeba Matthews 
Roneil Gloster
Daniel Wolfe
Jonathan Bob
Darion Henry
Aqeel Phillip
Kendell Edmund
Miyka'el Muhammed
Shania Cedeno
Kaihim Kelly
Kevin Mc Intyre
Jabari Timothy
Tyler Machlin
Terrique Castelliano
Kadeem Francis
Richard Ramdahani
Joan Sansavior 
Courtney Wickham 
Mikell Worrell
Ross Navarro
Deion Smith
Andrew Phillips
Michael Garcia
Dominik Augustine 
Craig Magloire 
Brandon Findlay  
Isaiah Belfonte  
Mathew Toussaint  
Xia Hobson  
Maliq Williams-James  
Shannon Joseph 
Keston Wickham 
Thais Cummings 
Aaron Enill  
Mickyle Nicholas 
Sharnella Townsend
Isaiah Francis 
Josiah Best 
Ashton Gill 
Ruebin Walters
Obadiah Townsend 
Khadilia Barton
Shahida Phillips
Careem Spencer 
Makkadah Reid
Faith George
Hannah Parris
Angelia Lobai
Danille Wilson
Dana Wilkinson                                                                  
Shania Le Maitre
Leigh Howell
Jenea Spinks
Brianna Pillai 
Darianne Constantine
Saarah Ali 
Charlize Williams
Janelle Williams
Elisha Hood-Boyce
Lashauna Griffith
Rayann Bristol 
Khadejah Coltes
Errin Chin-Griffith
Anya Swapp
Arianne Baynes
Cheyenne Chin Choy
Lain Koo 
Jovann Persad
Celeste Chin 
Carolyn Williams 
Dimuolo Pacheco
Zahra Collins
Alyssa Yeshong
Haily Ann Mader
Pascale Bell
Kriya Narine
Lorraine Chong Tai
Kimelle Sheppard
Gabrielle Bridgewater
Kiran Sookoo
Anya Welch
Nicol Ollivierre
Renee Chin Lee
Charlotte Tom
Zoe Sudan
Maya Matouk
Chantal Newallo
Lia Ross
Alana Rampersad
Che O Connor
Tyler Bennett
Arnaldo Herry 
Kimberley Blake
Shenelle Wilson 
Thais Cummings
 Christian Ramirez
Stephanie Seenath
Samantha Boodoo
Kadeem Gittens
Javannah Moreno
Sherlene Thomas
Shandell Thomas
Deveney Thomas
Zaria Sealey
Tinesha Cobham 
Khadidra Debesette
Khadisha Debesette 
Krystal Seenath  
Kendell Joseph 
Akeera Esdelle 
Abishai  Guy
Raveena Balgobin
Hackeem Gomez
Daniella Persad
Cheryl Persad  
Tonee Acosta
Leah Grant
Deon Rigues
Janine Pilgrim 
Atillah Williams
Ricardo Cova
Martha Lopez
Reshma Khadoo
Veshanna Deodath  
Errol Sinanan-
Kareem Legendre
Andre Persad  
Anton Grantum
Adnikos Wilson
Ray Davis
David Maynard
Beverly Alexander
Jason Ramcharan
Krystal Khan
Betty Baal
Alima Baksh
Sabeeta Seelal
Mark Anthony Scott
Jonathon Thomas
Kyle Cowie
Seeta Ramsundar.​
 

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