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Minister Presents Bermuda Day Float Awards

Minister Presents Bermuda Day Float Awards

Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks hosted an awards ceremony today [May 30] at City Hall for the 2018 Bermuda Day Heritage Parade float winners. Minister Weeks said, “Let me begin by first commending all the groups who took part in the spectacular Bermuda Day Parade on Friday! “From the dazzling costumes and choreography showcased... Read more of this article

Hall Named Winner Of Third Fred Reiss Award

Hall Named Winner Of Third Fred Reiss Award

Bermudian Brian R Hall, OBE, a former director and president of Johnson & Higgins credited with helping to take the island’s captive insurance industry to global relevance, will receive the third Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award at next month’s Bermuda Captive Conference [June 11–13]. A graduate of Saltus Grammar School, Hall served as... Read more of this article

Youth Library Poetry Competition Winners

Youth Library Poetry Competition Winners

The Youth Library recently held its 13th annual Teen Poetry Competition, with this year’s themes including “Life, Anxiety, Why Me, and Death.” There were over 140 entries submitted from CedarBridge Academy, Saltus, and Bermuda High School students. Winners with TAB members:The winners in the 11-13 category were Gabrielle Turchiaro... Read more of this article

Deirdre Collins Named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Deirdre Collins Named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

The Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee announced that Ms Deirdre J. Collins has been selected as Bermuda’s Rhodes Scholar 2018. “Deirdre is the daughter of Michael and Nancy Collins of St Georges Parish, Bermuda,” their website stated. “Deirdre attended the Bermuda High School until 2009. She then went to St Paul’s... Read more of this article

Williams Wins Network Scholarship Award

Williams Wins Network Scholarship Award

Bermuda Education Network [BEN] announced that Chefanices Williams has been awarded the 2018 Bermuda Education Network Scholarship Award. Ms. Williams will receive $6000 to continue her undergraduate studies, in Social Work, at Northern Caribbean University in Mandeville, Jamaica. A graduate of the Berkeley Institute in 2017, Ms. Williams became eligible... Read more of this article

$50,000 In Junior Athlete Sponsorships

$50,000 In Junior Athlete Sponsorships

A total of $50,000 was handed out for young athletes as the 2018 National Junior Athlete Sponsorship Programme Awards Ceremony took place. Fifteen Sporting organizations were presented funding to assist their athlete in development or competition for the upcoming year. Kenneth Leseur from Bermuda Junior Golf Association was presented $2,765.00, while... Read more of this article

Tyler Smith Named Women’s Player Of Year

Tyler Smith Named Women’s Player Of Year

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith has won yet another accolade, this time earning SWAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year honours, and also being named to the Women’s All-SWAC Tennis Team. In naming the Bermudian athlete the Player of the Year, the Southwestern Athletic Conference [SWAC] said, “Jackson State’s No. 1 player Tyler Smith won back-to-back... Read more of this article

Bermuda Wins GEC Champion Catalyzer Awards

Bermuda Wins GEC Champion Catalyzer Awards

At the 10th annual Global Entrepreneurship Congress [GEC] in Istanbul Turkey, Bermuda again took home two Champion Catalyzer awards. These awards will join the five others that Bermuda has received, through the entrepreneurial efforts of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] over the years, at the international event. Jeff Hoffman, GEN... Read more of this article

Faiz Shakir Receives Chancellor’s Award In NY

Faiz Shakir Receives Chancellor’s Award In NY

State University of New York Chancellor Kristina Johnson recently awarded 12 Suffolk County Community College students with the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence at an Albany awards ceremony, and Bermudian Faiz Shakir was one of the awardees. Shakir is an Accounting Major with a 3.8 grade point average. He has earned Dean’s List recognition... Read more of this article

Ryan Parris Named MVP At Fred Kelly Awards

Ryan Parris Named MVP At Fred Kelly Awards

Bermuda’s Ryan Parris, midfielder for the Axemen soccer team in Nova Scotia, recently received the MVP award at the annual Fred G. Kelly Awards Banquet. A spokesperson said, “Acadia University’s Department of Athletics announced this year’s Team Award winners. Ryan Parris was the recipient of the MVP award at the annual Fred G. Kelly... Read more of this article

Football: Finalists For BFA Awards Announced

Football: Finalists For BFA Awards Announced

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced the finalists for the upcoming BFA awards, the “Night of Legends”. Players and Coaches were nominated by their Clubs with nominations falling under five categories: Most Valuable, Best Defensive Player, Best Young Player, Best Goalkeeper and Coach of the Year. The finalists and the eventual winner... Read more of this article

Maria Esipova Wins Sophie Fraser-Smith Award

Maria Esipova Wins Sophie Fraser-Smith Award

Top Model held their model search competition in London, UK on Saturday night [April 7th], with this year marking the introduction of an award named in honour of Bermudian model Sophie Fraser-Smith who passed away last year. Maria Esipova from Australia won the inaugural ‘Sophie Fraser-Smith Models Model Award’, introduced in memory of Bermudian... Read more of this article

Cricket Board Easter Camp Prizes Presented

Cricket Board Easter Camp Prizes Presented

On Friday, President of the Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] Lloyd Smith, congratulated and recognized players with outstanding performances during the BCB Easter Camp. Brianna Ray, studying in the UK on a cricket scholarship, was on hand to assist with the presentation. This year the BCB Easter Camp, sponsored by Chubb, was fully subscribed with thirty-one... Read more of this article