Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards On Friday

June 14, 2018

The 33rd annual Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards will be held on Friday [June 15] at Warwick Academy. Fifty two student athletes will be honoured at this year’s ceremony which honours the finest student-athletes in Bermuda.

These awards, honoring the late Denton Hurdle, are used to highlight, recognize and reward the finest primary, middle and senior school student-athletes.

Denton Hurdle was a keen sportsman who attended Warwick Academy, Bermuda College and Dalhousie University. After completing his physical education degree he went on to teach at Warwick Academy.

He was an avid sportsman and excelled in soccer, cricket and volleyball. His first love however was rugby. He went on to captain Teachers Rugby Football Club. He was also a regular member of the Bermuda National Team before sadly passing away in 1985.

A spokesperson said, “Each school is asked to nominate one boy and one girl for the award. All submissions were then handed over to ten judges in the sporting and/or education field. These judges carefully reviewed the submission to elect this years winners.

“To be nominated for the award, students must display the following qualities: active participation, leadership, sportsmanship, self-discipline, dedication and cooperation. They must demonstrate positive attitudes in school.

“Nominees should also be good scholar-athletes as well as good role models. Only students in the final year of primary, middle or senior school are eligible for this reward. The guest speaker for the event will be current Front Street Mile Title holder Dage Minors.

“Notable past winners of the award is Minors who won both in primary and middle school, Triathlete sensations Flora Duffy [1998 & 2004] and Tyler Smith [2016] Cup Match stars Terryn Fray [2005] OJ Pitcher [2000] Oronde Bascome [2002] Greg Maybury [2007] and Malachi Jones [2007] Tennis Pro Gavin Manders [2000] Basketball star Erica Woods [2007] and the only three time winner Taylor Ashley Bean [2004, 2007 and 2011].”

2018 Nominees

Primary School Girls

Tejah Bean [West End Primary] Imojen Judd [Somersfield Academy] Aureeyana Litchmore [Heron Bay Primary] Christia Lugo- Elibox [St. David’s Primary] Jordan Mallory [St. George’s Preparatory] Breanna Medeiros [Harrington Sound Primary] Zahriah Outerbridge [Francis Patton Primary] J’Naz Richards [Victor Scott Primary] Sydney Santos [Prospect Primary] Isabella Simmons [Warwick Academy] Khylie Smith [Mount Saint Agnes Academy] Stasia Spurling [Saltus Grammar School] Ny’Asia White [West Pembroke Primary] Ella Younie [Bermuda High School]

Primary School Boys

Essien Binns [Saltus Grammar School] Eli Carpol [Somersfield Academy] Nazarie Dailey [Victor Scott Primary] Liam Davis [St. George’s Preparatory] Jace Donawa [West End Primary] Nayan Grant [Warwick Academy] Leslie Landon Holder [Port Royal Primary] NiZeko Outerbridge [Harrington Sound Primary] Olek Ramon-Lipinski [Mount Saint Agnes Academy] Tajahri Rogers [Prospect Primary] Khari Sharrieff [Elliot Primary] Teshi Zuill [Francis Patton Primary]

Middle School Girls

Nisaiah Berkeley [Bermuda High School] Marli Butterfield [Sandys Secondary Middle School] Caroliine Driscoll [Saltus Grammar School] Chanz Godwin [Dellwood Middle School] Megan Hands [Mount Saint Agnes Academy] Sanaa Morris [Somersfield Academy] Eleanor Richmond [Warwick Academy] Massassi Smith [T.N.Tatem Middle School]

Middle School Boys

Camaje Easton-Smith [Dellwood Middle School] Hunter Outerbridge [Somesfield Academy] Lazai Outerbridge [Whitney Institute Middle School] Ben Osset [Saltus Grammar School] Adriano Ramon-Lipinski [Mount Saint Agnes Academy] Sancho Smith [T.N. Tatem] Sam Williamson [Warwick Academy]

Senior School Girls

Tia Burrows [Saltus Grammar School] Yasmin De Graf [Warwick Academy] Sakari Famous [The Berkeley Institute] Emily Sinclair [Mount Saint Agnes Academy] Chrysda Smith [Bermuda High School] Jade Stewart [CedarBridge Academy]

Senior School Boys

Deneo Brnagman [CedarBridge Academy] Brady Cordeiro [Warwick Academy] Robert Edwards [The Berkeley Institute] Neil Figureido [Saltus Grammar School]


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