PHC Foundation Awards $35,800 In Scholarships

August 1, 2012

The Pembroke Hamilton Club [PHC] Foundation held their 5th Annual Awards Ceremony at O’Hara House last night [July 31] with a total of $35,800 handed out to eight of Bermuda’s young people to help them further their education.

PHC Zebras captain Omar Shakir was the guest speaker and he told the recipients they need to remember the values that they learned at PHC.

PHC Vice President and Director of Sport Mark Wade said, “I will remember every word you awardees said tonight and in four years’ time I will be reminding you of what you said to make sure you know that we are listening and we want to see you succeed.”

Each student got up and spoke briefly, with all of them thanking people including the PHC Foundation, sponsors, their coaches and their parents.

PHC Foundation Awardees 2012:

  • Zoe Smith – The Bermuda College $1,800.00
  • Sudan Furbert – South Gloucester and Stroud College $4,000.00
  • Kali Lespere – Episcopal High School $4,000.00
  • Aden Peets – The University of Salford $4,000.00
  • De’Aun Lodge – Royal Alexander and Albert Prep School $4,000.00
  • Ra-Che Williams – Harefield Academy $4,000.00
  • The Catlin Award – Tre Ming – Elmira College $4,000.00
  • The PHC Foundation Scholarship Award – Shakeem Albouy – Old Dominion University $10,000.00

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  1. Sunshine says:

    Thank you PHC for helping these students with their studies. Great stuff n continued success to you all.

  2. Between de lines says:

    It is so nice to see more males than females in a positive light for once. Nevertheless a very good job to all recipients.

  3. Sam says:

    Job well done! This is amazing PHC Foundation. Keep up the good work

  4. Dee Dee says:

    Now this is the good news we need to be shouting from the rooftops – not that gangbanger mess. Congrats to all the recipients. Make us proud!

  5. Hopeful says:

    Wonderful! Keep up the good work both the awardees and the PHC Foundation. That’s what community clubs are supposed to be about.

  6. Concerned Citizen says:

    To all you haters who were attacking PHC a few months ago, FYI, this is a TRUE reflection of the club, it’s executive, and membership. A house is not a home, as a building is not a club. Thank you PHC for your continued support of youth development, and congrats to the worthy recipients!

    • pebblebeach says:

      You just had to spoil it by going there…totally uncalled for…

  7. Winnie Dread says:

    Congrats to all, well done PHC. Positive actions always bring positive results,keep on doing the positive things and all will be positively well.