Teenagers Speak On Commentating Debut

April 20, 2011

This past Sunday, Bernews in conjunction with Islandstats, live streamed the FA Cup Finals between the Devonshire Cougars and the Southampton Rangers, with two high school students working as guest commentators for the match.

The main commentator was 17-year-old footballer Rico Wells, while his CedarBridge schoolmate Terreko Wilson was behind the camera.

Cedarbridge Kalmar Richards Rico Wells Terreko Wilson Islandstats.com  Bermuda April 20 2011-1_wm

CedarBridge Academy Principal Ms. Kalmar Richards spoke highly of both young men, and said that they “are both leaders in their own right,” and shared that Rico has been accepted in a university in the UK, and that Terreko is assisting with planning workshops at the school.

Terreko said, “Being behind the camera, you have to stay focused, but I really enjoyed my experience and I would like to do it again,” while Rico said, “At the beginning I was nervous, but I just got comfortable and it came easy and its something I love to do, something to do with football.”

Rico, an excellent footballer in his own right, is the younger brother of 19-year-old professional football player Nahki Wells, who tuned in live from the UK to listen to his younger brother’s sports commentating debut.

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  1. Jamari Douglas says:

    Congrats Mrs. Richards! to you and the students of CBA!!!

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  2. junior burchall says:

    Tarreko is an EXCELLENT young man. It was a pleasure to teach him during his time at Dellwood. Well done, fellas!

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  3. D. Everett says:

    Nice to see positive news

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  4. Inspired says:

    Congrats to the students!! It's nice to see our young black males being showcased for something positive! Keep up the good work.
    Mrs. Richardson is a wonderful person. I wish more leaders and people of authority could lead like her.

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  5. WEll Done says:

    I say WELL DONE to both of the young boys. Rico didnt know you had that in you.. But Well done proud to see young men being positive and getting recognized.. Job well done guys !!! Keep it up..

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  6. shakir says:

    YAAAAYYYY RICO!!! Aunt Dia knew you had that in you....all that mouth (smile) Great work boys!!!! On to the next!!!!!

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  7. Bold Enough says:

    Very proud of CBA as an alum of the Class of 03! Keep it up guys...Mrs Richards you are excellent and I thank you for always pushing me to exceed expectations (both my own and others)!

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  8. David E. Chapman says:

    To Terreko and Rico,

    This was a good article and obviously a very positive experience for these young men to be involved in. My message to young people is to ask themselves "How can I use my talents and gifts so as to be different in a positive way than the other young people around me?" This is a perfect example of two young men stepping outside the box! Well done brothers and keep up the excellent work Principal Richards!

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