Physical Education Department Dominates BCC Sports Day 2024

Friday, April 12, 2024 - The Physical Education (PE) Department emerged victorious at the Barbados Community College (BCC) track and field sports day on Friday, May 4th, as the curtains came down on the 41st Inter-Divisional Games.

Rianna Cyrus, a PE student, stole the show. She established herself as a force to be reckoned with, dominating both track and field events to secure an impressive five victories. Cyrus's golden performance included the long jump, shot put, 800m, and 1500m races, along with a discus throw that earned her a podium finish. This stellar performance brought her a remarkable 32 points and the coveted titles of Victrix Ludorum (Female Athlete of the Games) and Most Valuable Player (MVP).

But Cyrus wasn't a one-woman show. She teamed up with her fellow PE students to secure a gold medal in the female 4x400m relay and a silver medal in the 4x100m relay.

The PE department's dominance extended beyond Cyrus. Serena Jackman, another PE student, scorched the track with victories in the 100m, 200m, and 400m races, adding 21 points to the PE tally.

On the men's side, Kimani Greaves from PE secured the Victor Ludorum title with 24 points. His versatility was evident with a gold medal in the long jump, a fourth-place finish in the 3000m race, and a silver medal in the 400m race. PE's dominance continued with convincing victories in both the men's 4x100m and 4x400m relays.

The day began with a celebratory atmosphere as a vibrant new mural was unveiled at the pavilion, followed by opening remarks from Principal Annette Alleyne. The competition itself featured a variety of exciting events, including the ever-popular tug-of-war, alongside races spanning from 100m to 1500m, cheerleading routines, and thrilling relay showdowns. Students from Ross University added to the spirit of camaraderie by participating in various events and lending their medical expertise at a designated station.

The final score reflected the PE department's all-around strength. They amassed a massive 212 points, far exceeding Commerce's 92 points in second place. The rest of the pack followed with Natural Science (85 points), Computer Science (27 points), Health Science (22 points), Technology & General Education (15 points), Liberal Arts, Fine Arts & Language Centre (14 points), and Hospitality (8 points).

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