Presentation student wins 2023 Junior Calypso Monarch

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Presentation student wins 2023 Junior Calypso Monarch

Fourteen-year-old Marcus McDonald of Presentation College, San Fernando has copped the TUCO FCB Junior Calypso Monarch title,

The competition was held on Monday at the Grand Stand of the Queen’s Park Savannah.

McDonald, singing the selection ‘Don’t Spoil Them’, called on parents not to spoil their children by neglecting or overindulging them. He urged them to set good examples for their children

The teen reported that he wrote the song alongside his grandfather, Victor McDonald, and his mother Kerry Ann. His grandfather, also known as Mr Mac, performs in the Kaiso Showcase in San Fernando.

Second place went to A’Janae King Fraser, of St Francois Girls’ College, while, third place went to Josiah Jordan from Morvant/Laventille Secondary School.

1) Marcus McDonald, Presentation College, San Fernando,

2) A’Janae King Fraser, St Francois Girls’ College

3) Josiah Jordan, Morvant/L’tille Secondary

4) Koquice Davidson, Bishop High School, Tobago

5) Zachary Ransome, Montrose Government Primary

6) Kai Anthony Salazar, St Benedict’s College

7) Jimecya Burnett, Cedros Secondary

8) Kerlise Bentham, The UTT

9) Alaeja Gould Ferguson, St Francois Girls’ College

10) Clorysa Gill, Signal Hill Secondary, Tobago

11) N’Janela Duncan Regis, Athens School of Education Ltd

12) Breshawn Springer, Queen’s Royal College

13) Tsaiann Burke, Holy Faith Convent, Couva

14) Naomi Waldrop, Signal Hill Secondary, Tobago

15) Kerston Millar, The UWI.