In the new school year, Abijith will enter Year 11 at Layman E. Scott Sr. High School. Afterward, he said, he plans to tackle his A-Levels, and study to eventually work in the field of medicine.
“When I received this award I felt not only proud, but also pleased that my hard work was recognized,” he said. “I feel I received this award because [of] the amount of hard work my parents, teachers and community put in the past years to help me excel in my academics.”
Abijith has received awards of academic excellence and achievement consistently since Year 1, was presented a leadership award in 2012 and 2013, and also received an outstanding conduct award in 2013.
He has won two national spelling bees, a local oratorical competition and placed fourth in the subsequent regional competition, won the Lions Club speech competition twice, won first place at the 2013 Rotary Central Science Fair, and earned silver in the 2013 Commonwealth Essay Competition.
Abijith has also been involved in the Cayman Brac Leo Club and Cayman Brac Junior Achievement.
He is also well-decorated for his achievements in sport. He won the Layman E. Scott Senior High School champion boy position in 2014 and 2015. He has also been a member of the Cayman Brac Football Club in the under-15 and under-21 sections.
In his spare time, Abijith enjoys playing football or simply spending time with his friends.