SINT MAARTEN/ANGUILLA - On Friday April 13th, five students from the Charlotte Brookson Academy (CBA) of the Performance Arts accompanied by their Drama teacher, Miss Melissa Hamm travelled to Anguilla to witness the CSEC Drama practical exam by the students of the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School.
The first-hand experience provided them with an insight to the preparation and delivery process of the examination. After the exam, CBA students were treated to an island tour and local cuisine.
“The first- hand experience was like entering into a new atmosphere, the residents, faculty and students were welcoming and filled with humour. I really enjoyed the students CXC play’, Angelique Helliger, 3rd form CBA student. “We learned new acting techniques and the students are great actors” Yaelle Javois, 3rd form student.
“On behalf of the Charlotte Brookson Academy of the Performance Arts, we would like to thank Drama Teacher, Ms. Trevreen Queeley of the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School and her students for allowing us to opportunity to be present at their theatre arts exams” said Mrs. Claudette Forsythe- Labega.
She also expressed gratitude to school official, Ms. Ruan, Junior Interact Club of Anguilla, CBA Drama Teacher Ms. Hamm, faculty, parents and Suki Supermarket in Quartier d’ Orleans for sponsoring two students’ to travel to Anguilla.
“This opportunity will enable our students to better prepare for their Theatre Arts exams and contribute to their success “said Mrs. Claudette- Forsythe – Labega, Director of CBA.