Video: Police Women’s Day Essay Winners

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this morning [March 8] to highlight the winners of their International Women’s Day essay competition.  We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.

Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 8-minute replay is below

Update 1.54pm: A police spokesperson said, “On this International Women’s Day, we are proud to announce the 8 female student authors whose ‘What does female empowerment mean to you?’ 200 word short essays were chosen as the best in our #IWD2019 contest!

“They are:

  • Aaliyah Lee – The Berkeley Institute
  • Amirh Wade – The Berkeley Institute
  • Emilia Stowe – The Berkeley Institute [not pictured]
  • Alexis Lodge – Bermuda High School
  • McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett – Warwick Academy [not pictured]
  • Katarina Rance – Bermuda High School [not pictured]
  • Kimora Waddell-Smith – Clearwater Middle School
  • Marley Brown – Bermuda Institute

IWD Short Essay Contest Winners Bermuda March 8 2019

“There were 6 senior school winners [from The Berkeley Institute, Bermuda High School & Warwick Academy] and 2 middle school winners [from Clearwater Middle School & Bermuda Institute].

“The young ladies met Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley and were given a behind the scenes look at the operation of the Bermuda Police Service by four women in positions of leadership within the organisation – Superintendent Na’imah Astwood, Inspector Tracy Burgess, Detective Inspector Derricka Burns & Detective Inspector Karema Flood.

“We thank all students that entered – their essays showed great insight and a commitment to #BalanceforBetter!”

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