Healthy School Awards Presented By Ministers

June 9, 2016

The Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden, and the Minister of Education Wayne Scott, presented certificates as part of the Healthy Schools Programme initiative.

Healthy Schools Awards are given to schools that consistently promote health to their students, staff and community.

This year, the following public and private primary, middle, and senior schools, individuals, school nurses and community partners were recognised.

Minister Atherden [centre front] and Minister Scott [centre back] with recipients:

Healthy Schools Award Winners

The recipients were:

2016 Gold Star winners for Health Education

  • Bermuda High School for Girls
  • Dalton E. Tucker Primary
  • St. David’s Primary

2016 Gold Star winners for the Nutrition Environment and Services

  • Bermuda Institute
  • Harrington Sound Primary
  • Heron Bay Primary
  • Prospect Primary
  • Somerset Primary

2016 Gold Star winners for the Physical Education & Physical Activity

  • Berkeley Institute, The
  • Dellwood Middle School
  • East End Primary
  • Elliot Primary
  • Francis Patton Primary
  • Gilbert Institute Primary
  • Mount Saint Agnes Academy
  • Northlands Primary
  • Paget Primary
  • Port Royal Primary
  • Purvis Primary
  • Saltus Grammar
  • Sandys Secondary Middle School
  • Somersfield Academy
  • Victor Scott Primary
  • West End Primary

2016 Gold Star winners for the Physical Environment

  • CedarBridge Academy
  • Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy

The Nominated Health Champions for each school are as follows:

  • Berkeley Institute, The – Ms. Tiannia Symonds
  • CedarBridge Academy – Ms. Melanie Burrows
  • Dalton E. Tucker Primary – Mrs. Shanda Simmons
  • Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy – Mrs. Veronica Baptista
  • East End Primary – Ms. Sarah Robinson and Mrs. Marion Askia
  • Elliot Primary – Ms. Lyndsey Ford and Mr. Chayce Smith
  • Francis Patton Primary – Mrs. Florence Sharpe-Trott
  • Gilbert Institute – Mrs. Suzette Cheeseman
  • Harrington Sound Primary – Mrs. Kristen Johnston
  • Heron Bay Primary – Mrs. Amanda Lohan
  • Mount Saint Agnes Academy – Mrs. Kim Raymond
  • Northlands Primary – Mr. Quincy Aberdeen
  • Paget Primary – Mrs. Treamae Smith
  • Port Royal Primary – Ms. Stacy Babb
  • Prospect Primary – Mr. Anthony Peets
  • Purvis Primary – Mr. Desmond Mello and Ms. Zindzi Swan
  • Saltus Grammar – Ms. Lindsay Manderson
  • Somersfield Academy – Ms. Stacey Williams
  • Somerset Primary – Mr. Richard Campbell
  • St. David’s Primary – Mrs. ShaeVonne Welch
  • Victor Scott Primary – Mrs. Theresa Oswald Sinclair
  • West End Primary – Ms. Norma-Jean Richardson, XX, and xx
  • West Pembroke Primary – Mr. Wendell Smith

The Health Promoting School Nurses are:

  • Veronica Baptista
  • Rebecca Dunkle
  • Monica Lindo
  • Lindsay Manderson
  • Lisa Mattis
  • Rebecca Medeiros
  • Erinn Smith
  • Deann Trott, also the Asthma Nurse

Schools with Water-Only Policies or Practices:

  • Bermuda High School for Girls
  • Elliot Primary
  • Francis Patton Primary
  • Lyceum Preschool
  • Northlands Primary
  • Prospect Primary
  • Saltus Grammar
  • St. David’s Primary
  • Southampton Preschool
  • Victor Scott Primary
  • West End Primary

Healthy Schools recognition certificates were presented to these community health partners:

  • The Argus Group
  • Barritt’s
  • BF&M
  • Dunkley’s
  • La Trattoria.

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  1. Maceela says:

    Congrats to all especially Mrs. Welch! Keep up the good work! #destined

  2. Concerned says:

    Shout out to St. David’s Primary School this morning on receiving Gold Star Award in Health Education and Health Champion (Ms. Welch). Warrior Spirit continues. Well Done Teachers and Students.

    Congratulations as well to all other Award Recipients.

    Thank you to the recognized Business’s for their support and encouragement.

  3. Charlly X says:

    ThankYou for promoting better eating ! Meanwhile the Mold grows on !!

  4. Had Enough says:

    didn’t see Clearwater Middle School in there anywhere??

  5. Lioness on the rise says:

    Congratulations Victor Scott for gold award – physical health and physical activity . Congratulations Ms Sinclair . Health nominee !!VSS LOOK UP FIGHT ON AND WIN!!
    Well done schools . Continue to promote healthy living within our schools .