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Alpha Beautillion Profile: Rodrigo Lira

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Rodrigo Lira

In the fifth in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Rodrigo J. Lira from the Mount Saint Agnes Academy. Rodrigo J. Lira was born on February 28th in the capital of Peru, Lima. He is the son of parents Elizabeth Lira and Ruben Teuling and has two younger sisters named Jocelyn and Samantha.... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Jermayne Dears

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Jermayne Dears

In the fourth in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Jermayne Damion Dears from the Impact Mentoring Academy. Jermayne was born in Bermuda on November 24th, 2000 to Jerry-Dee and Wayne Anthony Dears. Jermayne also has a little brother, Joshua Dears, and two older stepbrothers, Zhane Burgess... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Aaron Ratteray

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Aaron Ratteray

In the third in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Aaron Ratteray from the Bermuda Institute. On October 14, 1999, Aaron Ratteray was born to Andrea and Neil Ratteray. He did not come into this world alone, and was blessed to be born the older sibling to his fraternal twin brother, Micah... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Gabriel Smith

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Gabriel Smith

In the second in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Gabriel Smith from Saltus Grammar School. Gabriel Smith was born on March 23rd, 2001, to Jill Virgil and Corin Smith. Since his childhood, Gabriel has been an avid lover of the arts.He began piano under Mrs. Hillary Lightbourne at the... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Antoine Jones

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Antoine Jones

In the first in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Antoine Jones from the Berkeley Institute.“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain These quotes... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team In World Debate Championships

Bermuda Team In World Debate Championships

The Bermuda Debate Society entered a team into the World Schools Debating Championships, this year held in Bali, Indonesia. Following a competitive selection process, a team comprised of Megan Sutcliffe [18, Bermuda High School graduate], Tyrese Coakley [17, Berkeley Institute], Yasser Baia [17, Berkeley Institute], Sierra Brangman [16, Berkeley Institute],... Read more of this article

Generation Next Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

Generation Next Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

Generation Next is inviting all young people and their parents and supporters to attend a Town Hall meeting tomorrow [Aug 16] at the BIU, with the Town Hall to focus on the importance of youth savings and fiscal responsibility. A spokesperson said, “Generation Next invites all young people, parents and supporters to our youth town hall meeting tomorrow,... Read more of this article

BizCamp Students Visit Hub Culture Village

BizCamp Students Visit Hub Culture Village

Aspiring young Bermudian entrepreneurs attending BizCamp were hosted at Hub Culture Village Friday afternoon where they experienced this invitation-led global collaboration network. Founder Stan Stalnaker explained to the young participants how Hub Culture’s four functions – Pavilions [places to collaborate], Knowledge Brokerage [consulting... Read more of this article

Ministers Greet Returning Athletes At Airport

Ministers Greet Returning Athletes At Airport

Some of Bermuda’s athletes competing overseas returned home tonight [July 23] and were greeted on their arrival at the airport by family and friends, and newly appointed Minister of Education Diallo Rabain and Minister of Government Reform Lovitta Foggo. The Bermuda U19 Rugby Team traveled to Miami, Florida recently to participate in the RAN Super... Read more of this article

Bermuda Women’s Team: Rugby Youth Games

Bermuda Women’s Team: Rugby Youth Games

Today [July 13] the Bermuda Rugby Football Union [BRFU] announced the National U18 Women’s Rugby training squad for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games [CYG] which will take place in Nassau, Bahamas between July 19th-23th. Bermuda was invited to compete in the CYG following England’s withdrawal from the tournament only 2 months ago. They will face... Read more of this article

BOA Name Commonwealth Youth Games Team

BOA Name Commonwealth Youth Games Team

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [June 29] officially announced the names of the athletes that will represent Bermuda at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas. Competing for Bermuda will be:Sakari Famous in Athletics Deneo Brangman in Athletics Kaden Hopkins in Cycling Matthew Oliviera in Cycling Alyssa Rowse in Cycling Madelyn... Read more of this article

Kiwanis Holds New England & Bermuda Meeting

Kiwanis Holds New England & Bermuda Meeting

Kiwanis District Governor William Jenkins and First Lady Jean Jenkins held the annual New England & Bermuda, Division 21, Official Meeting at Teen Haven on Monday, May 15. A spokesperson said, “Teen Haven provides Shelter and Hope for Young Mothers, promotes healthy development through ongoing education, counseling and support services. A... Read more of this article

Awards Ceremony Held For Candy Stripers

Awards Ceremony Held For Candy Stripers

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB], a non-profit organisation which runs the island’s candy striping programme, recently honoured dozens of young volunteers for their dedication, hard work and service to the community. The Candy Stripers, all of whom have served between one and four years with HAB, were presented with pins and badges recognising... Read more of this article