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Five Students Receive BHA Education Awards

Five Students Receive BHA Education Awards

At the Annual General Meeting of the Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA] held recently at the Coco Reef Hotel, five students —  Simon Benevides, Dawayne Fubler, Nikhil Hassell, Markus Raynor-Brangman and Sajni Richardson – were given financial awards ranging from $2,000 to $5,000. Left to Right: Andrea Haffar, Chairperson, BHA Scholarship... Read more of this article

2014 BizCamp Award Winners Revealed

2014 BizCamp Award Winners Revealed

A business to build high performance customized computers, and a scheme to launch a water shuttle from the airport took top honours at the 2014 YEI BizCamp over the past three weeks. Nicholas Kempe, Chair of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation, who led the judging for the two sessions of BizCamp, said, “I was impressed with the quality of... Read more of this article

Premier Recognizes Scholarship Awardees

Premier Recognizes Scholarship Awardees

Recently, Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley recognized more than two dozen private and public sector scholarship recipients who are studying for careers ranging from aviation to international business. A spokesperson said, “Last week the Premier participated in the 2014 Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC]... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Debate Team In Czech Republic

Photos: Island Debate Team In Czech Republic

Bermuda’s National Debate Team recently returned from the Heart of Europe International Debate Competition in Olomouc, Czech Republic, after performing exceptionally well. The team arrived in Olomouc, Czech Republic on Tuesday July 10th for the 2014 Heart of Europe Debate Tournament which is open to all countries worldwide. Team Bermuda competed... Read more of this article

Dept. Of Education HQ To Close Next Week

Dept. Of Education HQ To Close Next Week

The Department of Education’s headquarters in St. David’s will be closed next week due to collective staff furloughs, closing on July 28 and reopening on August 4. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education announced that staff at the Department’s headquarters will take their collective furlough days from July 28 through 30,... Read more of this article

Malachi Simmons Receives Triple Accolades

Malachi Simmons Receives Triple Accolades

Following his successful endeavor to help fund his post-secondary education in 2011, talented dancer, actor and singer Malachi Simmons has graduated with a first class B.A. [Hons] in Dance at the United Kingdom’s Edge Hill University, receiving two other accolades in the process. Besides completing his educational career with honours, allowing... Read more of this article

$480,000 In Scholarships Awarded To Students

$480,000 In Scholarships Awarded To Students

The Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS] recently awarded more than $480,000 in scholarship funding to 15 students, bringing the total amount that the Foundation has given out since it was formed to more than $5 million, all funded by the insurance industry. A spokesperson said, “Over 60 guests attended the Bermuda Foundation For Insurance... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates College On 40th Anniversary

PLP Congratulates College On 40th Anniversary

Shadow Education Minister Lovitta Foggo recently took the time to congratulate the Bermuda College for its 40 years of service within the community, representing the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] as a whole in her statement. Ms. Foggo said, “On behalf of the Progressive Labour Party, I would like to congratulate the Bermuda College for its 40... Read more of this article

Butterfield Names 2014 Scholarship Winners

Butterfield Names 2014 Scholarship Winners

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited today announced that its Sir Harry D. Butterfield Undergraduate and Sir A. Dudley Spurling Postgraduate Scholarships have been awarded to Victoria Clarke and Marlena Tucker, respectively. Victoria is a recent graduate of the International Baccalaureate programme at Bermuda High School for Girls, and in... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Gibbons Outlines Middle School Plan

Video: Dr. Gibbons Outlines Middle School Plan

Following the revealing of the Middle School Transformation Plan, a set of guidelines designed to improve Bermuda’s middle schools, in the House of Assembly on Friday [July 18], Minister of Education and Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons and Acting Commissioner of Education Dr. Lou Matthews took the time to highlight a school performance audit... Read more of this article


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