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When 18-year-old Kimberly Burnett applied for the 2013 Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) Top Achievers Award, she never envisaged emerging the top female and copping the top prize.

The sixth form Immaculate Conception High School student, who earned 10 distinctions in the subjects she sat during the 2012/13 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, was speechlessly thrilled when she named the winner. 

The last of seven children in her family, Kimberly says while there were times of financial strain, her faith in God, and reassuring and sincere words of comfort and encouragement from her mother and other well-wishers, kept her motivated. Kimberly stated, “My academics were always very important. So I made do with what I had, because I knew that being at school and learning and achieving my best was my priority.” [Read the full article »here«]

Congratulations Kimberly!!! Keep up the excellent work. You can be whatever you work to become!! :)

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