Devonshire Parish 2013 Scholarship Recipients

August 15, 2013

On Wednesday [Aug 14], the Devonshire Parish Council awarded $15,000 in scholarship funds to six delighted residents.

“The Devonshire Parish Council is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2013 Scholarship Awards”, a spokesperson said. “The recipients are all well rounded individuals who have a passion for the fields they have chosen to pursue”.

L-R: Tatyana Butterfield; Michael Watson, Michaela Ratteray, Jamila Eve-Cann, Jacqueline Simons:

Devonshire Parish 2013 Scholarship - Group Picture-001

The winner of the graduate scholarship is Ms. Jacqueline Simons who has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Laboratory Sciences Cytotechnology from Thomas Jefferson University. Ms. Simons is currently studying towards a Doctor of Medicine (MD).

The recipients of the undergraduate scholarships are:

  • Ms. Michaela Ratteray, a graduate of the Saltus Grammar School, is seeking an undergraduate degree in Animal Science from University of California – Davis.
  • Mr. Michael Watson is a graduate of Somersfield Academy and is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Motion Media and Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design.
  • Ms. Tatyana Butterfield is a graduate of CedarBridge Academy and is studying for a degree in Risk Management from Temple University.

The bursary winners are:

  • Ms. Jamila Eve-Cann a graduate from Berkeley Institute who is seeking an associate degree in Science from the Bermuda College; and
  • Mr. Juma Mouchette [not in picture] is also a graduate from the Berkeley Institute and is seeking an associate degree in Liberal Arts from Central Arizona College.

“All recipients are active in the community and have achieved success outside of the classroom”, the spokesperson said.

“The Devonshire Parish Council would like to wish all applicants a successful and productive academic year. The Council also considers it a privilege to be able to assist local residents”.

If you are interested in applying for the Devonshire Parish Council scholarship, please email: or send any inquiries to The Devonshire Parish Council Attn Scholarship Committee PO Box DV 52 Devonshire DV BX.

Photograph taken by Keith Purvey a long time Devonshire resident.

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  1. Devonshire Resident says:

    Congratulations to each and every one of you. You have done yourselves, your teachers, and your families proud. Give yourselves a big pat on the back and every success in the future.
    I must also congratulate the Devonshire Parish for recognizing your hard work.
    A final congratulations to Keith Purvey, the photographer, who took this wonderful happy picture. He really captured the spirit of what must be a very proud moment. Well done, all of you.

  2. UpsetwithVerdict says:

    Congrats to all the winners and Devonshire Parish thanks for your support cause it takes a village.