Dominican, Kirk Edwards is the Valedictorian of the graduating class of 2018 of the UWI Open Campus. Edwards will deliver remarks at the Presentation of Graduates Ceremony which will be held on Saturday, 13 October, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Royalton St. Lucia Resort and Spa, Cap Estate, St. Lucia.
Edwards, who is a Mathematics teacher, church leader and sports enthusiast, completed his Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Mathematics Education degree with First Class Honours.
Edwards is a proud member of the indigenous Kalinago community of Dominica and has been a teacher at the North East Comprehensive School for 10 years (2008 to present). In 2012, he was a finalist in the Novice Teacher of the Year category of the Dominica Teachers Bi-Annual Awards. For the past four years, he has been tasked with the responsibility of heading the Mathematics department at the North East Comprehensive School. Under his supervision, the school has experienced a steady increase in its pass rate at CXC examinations (CSEC & CCSLC), obtaining its best Mathematics past rate ever in 2018.