The Charlestown Secondary school has been named the 2017 Warnerâ€™s One Stop Family Book Feud Champions, winning with a perfect score.The Book Feud is organized by the Department of Education through school librarians.This year, seven schools competed in the feud with Charlestown secondary receiving a perfect score of 50 points, declaring them the winner. The competition was held at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) on Saturday.
The premier of Nevis and Minister of Education, the Honorable Vance Amory, noted the importance of reading.â€œReading is the base for education and human growth,â€ he said. â€œWithout it, even with all the technology, if one is unable to read and understand and to follow instruction and to analysis and synthesis what one has read, it really is an exercise in futility. This effort is one which is developing an important part of our people.