Devonshire Parish Council Awards Scholarships

August 18, 2016

The Devonshire Parish Council’s 2016 scholarships were recently awarded to Calae’ Burgess, Aaliyah Cole, Kallan Thomas, Kirk Hyde, Sihle’ Sharrieff-Hayward, and Aminah Simmons.

A spokesperson said, “We have a wealth of Devonshire applicants studying many disciplines and we wish them all success in their coming academic year.

“One of our scholarship recipients is a returning, second year university student and the other five recipients are entering university abroad for the first time.

“Most of our recipients are going to the Canadian east coast, with one travelling to the UK.”

Calae’ Burgess, Aaliyah Cole, Kallan Thomas, Kirk Hyde, Sihle’ Sharrieff-Hayward, Aminah Simmons

DPCS Bermuda August 18 2016

“Ms. Burgess is a second year, returning student, in the Bachelor of Commerce program at Saint Mary’s University in Canada. >Ms. Cole is entering the Bachelor of Commerce program Saint Mary’s University in Canada.

“Mr. Thomas is entering the BA [Hons] Education at University of Brighton in England. Mr. Hyde is entering the Bachelor of Business Administration program at Acadia University in Canada.

“Ms. Sharrieff-Hayward is entering the Honors Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership program at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Canada. Ms. Simmons is entering the Bachelor of Arts program at Mount Allison University in Canada.

“To the applicants, recipients, and everyone reading this message, we should celebrate, encourage, and uplift the unique talents of our young people [and one another].

“We should tell our young people it is not too late to make a difference in their live and in the lives of others; celebrate the good and positive in yourself; go for your aspirations and dreams; and your first step may be your hardest, but just do it.”

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