Another Debe student Joshua Mohan from Naparima College has copped the President's Medal (Silver).
This follows the achievement of Debe's Golden Girl, Cassandra Khan, 17 of Naparima Girls High School who won President's Medal Gold.
The Debe pupils who attended Cedar Grove Private School and Canaan Presbyterian Primary School in the Penal/Debe electoral region, live less than two miles apart.
Balancing her studies with her spiritual growth has worked out well for Cassandra Khan who won the President's Medal, Gold for outstanding performance in the 2018 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations.
The 18-year-old Naparima Girls High School pupil, who lives with her parents Nancy and Haroun Khan at Ragoo Village, Wellington Road, expressed jubilation at her award.
In an interview, Cassandra said she was able to accomplish everything through the blessing of Jehovah God and his son Jesus Christ.
Expressing elation at having tied for the President’s Medal award, Sadhana Balladin last evening said she was surprised when Education Minister Anthony Garcia announced her name for the coveted award based on her performance in CAPE exams yesterday.
In an interview with Guardian Media, Balladin said, “It was unexpected and I was honestly quite surprised. I want to thank God, my parents, my family, my teachers in school and lessons and all those who supported me.”
Raquel Le Blanc of St Joseph Convent, Port-of-Spain and Priya Maharaj of Lakshmi Girls' Hindu College have won the President's Medal this year.
The announcement was made this afternoon at the Ministry of Education.
In making the announcement, Education Minister Anthony Garcia expressed his concern that girls outperformed boys in CAPE and that the scholarships were mostly won by science students.
A total of 389 scholarships have been awarded to CAPE students.