Forest Heights Academy and Agape Christian School walked away with consecutive wins in the high-school and primary divisions of the 12th Annual Perry Cooke Inter-school Swim Meet on May 30 in Hope Town.
Children from four years-old and up competed in a series of races between schools and in different strokes for the gold. Hope Town Primary School, Man-O-War All Age School, Agape Christian School, Forest Heights Academy, and Angels Academy all competed in backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle.
Agape Christian Schools’ relay team in the primary division set a blistering pace winning convincingly, Forest Heights Academy’s relay team also captured first place in relays by a large margin.
With the overall performance of all swimmers Agape Christian School took first place over all in the primary school division and Forest Heights Academy took the top spot for high school.
Awards were presented for individual performances and to the schools with the highest points. The swim meet is held in memory of Mr. Perry Cooke, a promoter of the event that started about 25 years ago.
Excitement around the sport of swimming continued following the swim meet with a number of the swimmers remaining in Hope Town to qualify for the upcoming RBC National Swimming Championship held in Nassau in June.
The list of results was not available at press time and will be printed in the next issue of The Abaconian