3. Campion College
Campion College has ranked as Top School in Jamaica based on the CSEC and CAPE examinations more times than any other school.
The School is named after Saint Edmund Campion, a brilliant and celebrated Oxford scholar, priest and Jesuit martyr. He was an intrepid defender of the spiritual authority of the Holy See who died most honourably on the gallows at Tyburn on 1 December 1581.
His examination and torture were the cause of numerous conversions to the Catholic faith. After being cruelly racked, it was proposed to him to hold a disputation with some of the famous Protestant divines, being allowed only to answer the objections, and not attack his adversaries.
Although in a dying state, he triumphed with such success that they hastened on his death. “The expense is reckoned, the enterprise is begun; it is of God, it cannot be withstood.” Edmund Campion.