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Future Leader Spotlight: Jaiden Furbert-Jacobs

Future Leader Spotlight: Jaiden Furbert-Jacobs

This article is part 2 of an 8-part series featuring the experience of Bermuda’s Future Leaders at the Global Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Summer Program. Jaiden Furbert-Jacobs: “My vision. I see a community of people working together to keep our island beautiful. I see collaboration. I see happiness and most of all, I see unity. I see... Read more of this article

Liberty Specialty Markets Summer Interns

Liberty Specialty Markets Summer Interns

The Liberty Specialty Markets recently welcomed students for their Bermuda Summer Internship Experience, which is designed to “develop the students’ interest in the Insurance Industry and to equip them with the necessary tools needed to thrive in the corporate world by exposing them to real projects consistent with the latest industry trends... Read more of this article

Restoration Ministries Back To School Give Away

Restoration Ministries Back To School Give Away

The Restoration Ministries will be holding its annual Back to School Giveaway on Saturday [Aug 24] from 10.00am to 1.00pm at the Bermuda Institute Auditorium on Middle Road in Southampton. A spokesperson said, “Free lunch bags and school supplies will be given away and we have enough to support about 300 children. In addition to giving away school... Read more of this article

Bank Foundation Awards $950K In Scholarships

Bank Foundation Awards $950K In Scholarships

The Bank of Bermuda Foundation recently held its annual Scholarship Awards reception at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. The event, a celebration of the achievement of twenty young and deserving local students, saw the Foundation award in excess of $950,000 in scholarships. A spokesperson said, “Bank of Bermuda Foundation continues... Read more of this article

Appleby Announces Award & Bursary Recipients

Appleby Announces Award & Bursary Recipients

For the last 40 years, the partners of Appleby have provided awards and bursaries to qualified Bermudian applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence within the legal field, community outreach and extracurricular activities. The year’s Legal Education award, valued at $30,000, is awarded to Karim Creary, a graduate from St. Lawrence University... Read more of this article

Column: Minister Rabain On ASD Programme

Column: Minister Rabain On ASD Programme

[Opinion column written by Minister of Education Diallo Rabain] Education is not only the foundation for success in people’s lives; it is also something that enhances people’s lives. Every child should have access to a high-quality education so that they may live their life to the fullest extent. The Bermuda Public School System [BPSS] is a comprehensive... Read more of this article

BASE To Hold SCERTS Model Workshops

BASE To Hold SCERTS Model Workshops

Working in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, BASE [Bermuda Autism Support and Education] will be offering a free workshop tomorrow evening [Aug 21] with Emily Rubin, the director of the Educational Outreach Program at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, Georgia, with a second workshop to be held in September. “SCERTS is a comprehensive... Read more of this article

Asbestos Work Carried Out At Clearwater School

Asbestos Work Carried Out At Clearwater School

Government has confirmed that this summer, “abatement for asbestos was carried out at Clearwater Middle School by a licensed abatement firm”. A Government spokesperson said, “Now that the works are complete, and as per norm, an independent inspection is being carried out by a qualified third party to ensure that the school is safe to... Read more of this article

Southampton Parish Scholarship Recipients

Southampton Parish Scholarship Recipients

The Southampton Parish Council recently awarded its annual scholarships to students of Southampton parish to help them to pursue their university education, with a small ceremony recently held at the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse. Pictured [L-R]: Scholarship Recipient Ms Veronica Swan-DeGraff and Southampton Parish Scholarship Committee Chair Ms. Sakina Darrell;... Read more of this article

Future Leaders Attend Brandon Hall In Atlanta

Future Leaders Attend Brandon Hall In Atlanta

[Written by Future Leader Mckenzie-Kohl Tuckett] After having previously announced in January that a new partnership between Future Leaders Bermuda and a global boarding school would see a number of Bermudian middle and high school students travel abroad over summer to study leadership and entrepreneurship on an annual basis, seven of the 2018 Future... Read more of this article

PHC Foundation Award $45,000 In Scholarships

PHC Foundation Award $45,000 In Scholarships

The PHC Foundation recently celebrated its 15th Anniversary and held their annual Scholarship awards Presentation and Gala. Guest speaker, Mr. Chris Furbert, a long time PHC member and former President of the Pembroke Hamilton Club spoke about the history of the foundation, how it started as the brainchild of PHC Executive committee members, and highlighted... Read more of this article

Sadia Wilson Awarded Butterfield Scholarship

Sadia Wilson Awarded Butterfield Scholarship

The Bank of Butterfield announced the recipients of its 2019 scholarship awards: Sadia Wilson [Sir Harry D. Butterfield Undergraduate Scholarship]; Barisse Griffin [Butterfield Post-Graduate Scholarship]; and Alexander Yang [Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Employees’ Children]. Sadia Wilson, Sir Harry D. Butterfield Scholarship RecipientThe... Read more of this article

Public School 2019/20 Calendar Released

Public School 2019/20 Calendar Released

The Bermuda Public School 2019/20 academic calendar has been released serving to “outline all pertinent dates with regards to the upcoming academic year.” A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that the Bermuda Public School 2019/20 academic calendar has been posted online at www.moed.bm. “The 2019/20 academic... Read more of this article