St Cecilia's Feast

Last Updated: Friday, 29 November 2013 Published: Friday, 29 November 2013 Written by Daria Mitchell Sorhaindo

The House of St Cecilia,  celebrated their house feast  honouring their patron saint of music. The assembly area was decorated in blue, the house colour and the colour of Mary whose presentation was also celebrated on that day. Students and House parents prepared the assembly  and  parents helped with the house feast; thus making the celebration extra special. 

This year Miss Wob Dwet 2013, Miss Tasia Floissac , former House Captain of St Cecilia’s House , graced the assembly with her presence and narrated on the life of our saint , Cecilia. Other invited guests were, Mrs. Celia Nicholas, Principal of the Community High School, President of the Dominica Association of Teachers(DAT) and former Captain of St. Cecilia’s House, Mrs Jennifer White, former member of the House and Mrs Lucille Blackman, former House Mother. In addition, the House honoured three of its recently graduated House members who excelled at their CSEC examinations. They were- Devi St. Luce, Nia Gabrielle Sorhaindo and Jernel Peter. Also, present teacher and former member of St Cecila’s House, Miss Stephanie Alexander , was honoured for her dedicated service as a teacher at the Convent High School in the History Department.

That morning the Fifth Formers who served the House throughout their years at school were given special certificates for House Spirit. They were:

  1. Shyanne Lake – Present House Captain
  2. Krisani Irish- House Prefect
  3. Shernelle Robinson
  4. Senaya Leatham
  5. Lee-Ann Benjamin
  6. Kordelle Jean Jacques
  7. Rayana Renault
  8. Munirih Marie
  9. Tawiah Hunter
  10. Sutshaina Desir
  11. Toja Vital
  12. Aaliyah Joseph
  13. Rickysha Joseph

Saint whose faith in God divine.

Frustrated foes put them to shame;

Maiden who for love of the Lord

Chose to die but not renounce his name.

St Cecilia  prayer for us.

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