BFIS Scholarship Awarded To Precious Smith

July 22, 2017

At the recent BFIS Scholarship Awards reception, the BFIS Alumni Association 2017 Scholarship was presented to Precious Smith, a graduate of Berkeley Institute, entering her senior year studying law at the University of Buckingham in the UK.

This scholarship, which is awarded to a student studying a subject relevant to the insurance sector, and is based on academic excellence and financial need and is solely funded with money raised by the Alumni during their annual Alumni Denim Day.

BFIS Alumni Committee with 2017 Alumni Scholarship recipient Precious Smith. [left to right] Andrew Osborne, Donita Stevens, Helen Crisson, Nicholas Butterfield, Precious Smith, Deniece Gordon. [Missing:Brian Steinhoff and Shareka Tucker]

Alumni Cmte with 2017 Awardee

“The Alumni Committee thank the staff of companies who donated, many of these organizations also giving matching donations: Allied World, Argo, Ariel Re, Aspen, Axis, BF&M, Bermuda Independent Underwriters Association, Bermuda Monetary Authority, Butterfield Bank, Cedarbridge Academy, Chubb, Colonial, Deloitte, Everest Re, Expertise, Fidelis, Hiscox, Lancashire, Partner Re, RenRe, Sompo International, Tokio Millennium Re, Willis, XL Catlin and Zurich Bermuda,” a spokesperson said.

“In addition to the Alumni Scholarship, BFIS awarded 14 13 other scholarships this year, bringing the number of BFIS scholars currently in college to 32. Since its inception in 1996, BFIS has assisted 179 students with educational funding and 142 scholarship alumni are employed in the insurance sector and related industries.”

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