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Student Wins Award For Mary Prince Paper

Student Wins Award For Mary Prince Paper

Canadian student Akshi Chadha won a Global Undergraduate Awards for her research paper on Bermudian national hero Mary Prince, with the student noting the text is Ms Prince’s book was “able to transcend the enslavers’ society to create an empowering socio-political space that was being denied to the enslaved.” The Western University... Read more of this article

Roger Parris Wins Service Excellence Award

Roger Parris Wins Service Excellence Award

[Updated] Premier David Burt congratulated Roger Parris on winning the Public Service Excellence Award for October. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Congrats to Mr. Roger Parris on winning the Public Service Excellence Award for October. Hard to think of a more deserving Public Officer as I have witnessed firsthand how he goes over &... Read more of this article

Aecon Wins Canadian Award For Airport Project

Aecon Wins Canadian Award For Airport Project

The Bermuda Airport Redevelopment project has been awarded for innovation and excellence in Canada. A spokesperson said, “The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships announced the 2021 winners of national awards for innovation and excellence with Aecon Concessions named as one of five winners for the Airport Redevelopment Project. The LF... Read more of this article

Somers Isles Trading Wins Best New Store Award

Somers Isles Trading Wins Best New Store Award

The Somers Isles Trading Company Ltd won the Best New Store Award on a worldwide stage in the DFNI Frontier Awards 2021. A spokesperson said, “Every year the Frontier Awards celebrate the very best of innovation, creativity and excellence within the global travel retail sector. The 2021 winners were announced in a live ceremony in Cannes on 27th October... Read more of this article

Zyon Robinson Receives Dr. Pratt Award

Zyon Robinson Receives Dr. Pratt Award

In celebration of World Occupational Therapy Day, the Bermuda Occupational Therapy Association [BOTA] has awarded Zyon Robinson with the Dr. Joanne Barbara Pratt Bursary Award. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Occupational Therapy Association is an associate member of The World Federation of Occupational Therapists [WFOT], which is the international... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

Premier David Burt and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain congratulated Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Congratulations to former PLP MP Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Thank you to all... Read more of this article

Mirrors Annual Art & Digital Competition Winners

Mirrors Annual Art & Digital Competition Winners

The Mirrors Programme recently hosted a virtual prize-giving ceremony for their fifth annual Art & Digital Competition, with schools receiving $6,450 in prizes, while students received $7,690 in prizes. A Government spokesperson said, “Kathy Lynn Simmons, Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Reform, is pleased... Read more of this article

Six Students Earn Bermuda Arts Council Grants

Six Students Earn Bermuda Arts Council Grants

The Ministry announced that Naimah Frith, Zihaire Adams, Nalani Dowling, Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Gherdai Hassell and DaeLyn Saint-Surin were awarded the Bermuda Arts Council [BAC] Student Grants. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. the Hon. Ernest Peets and the Bermuda Arts Council are pleased to announce... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation Scholarships

National Dance Foundation Scholarships

The National Dance Foundation recently presented scholarships to a number of talented local dancers with the recipients including Ava Joy Moreno, Rhianna Evelyn, Jaela Bean-Lindo, T’aja Williams, Vidya Cannonier-Watson, Arielle Lee Ming, Jasiri Minors, Zoe O’Connor, and Ravi Cannonier-Watson.A spokesperson said, “M.P. Crystal Caesar, J.P.... Read more of this article

Government Bursary Awarded To Taneesha Ottley

Government Bursary Awarded To Taneesha Ottley

This year’s Bermuda Government Bursary Award recipient is Taneesha Ottley, who is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Policy and Management at the University of York. During her time in Bermuda she has been working with the Ministry of Education, and Ms. Ottley says her ultimate goal is “to become a senior policy analyst so that she can influence... Read more of this article

Raleigh Recognized For Anti-Violence Work

Raleigh Recognized For Anti-Violence Work

Governor Rena Lalgie hosted an event at Government House on August 19 “in recognition and appreciation” of Raleigh Bermuda’s work in the community. A spokesperson said, “On August 19, 2021, Her Excellency the Governor Ms. Rena Lalgie hosted an event at Government House in recognition and appreciation of Raleigh Bermuda’s important... Read more of this article

Coldwell Banker Recognizes Top Performers

Coldwell Banker Recognizes Top Performers

Coldwell Banker Bermuda Realty recently awarded five of its employees as top company performers, including Adam Birch, Rochelle Swan, Angela Hanwell, Rob Newton, and Mike Chlebek. A spokesperson said, “During a company breakfast held at the Hamilton Princess last week, Bermuda Realty Company Limited – trading on the real estate agency side... Read more of this article

Catherine R. Duffy Receives Fred Reiss Award

Catherine R. Duffy Receives Fred Reiss Award

Catherine R. Duffy has been awarded the prestigious Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 Bermuda Captive Conference. A spokesperson said, “Catherine R. Duffy has been awarded the Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding commitment and contribution to Bermuda’s captive industry. “A sought-after speaker, writer... Read more of this article