Reception Honours Scholarship Recipients

November 8, 2019

Athene Holding Ltd. and its subsidiary Athene Life Re, along with Bermuda College, recently hosted a celebratory reception for the Fall 2019 Athene Scholarship recipients.

The evening included a presentation of the scholarships to each recipient, as well as congratulatory remarks from Chip Gillis, Executive Chairman of Athene Life Re. Ltd. and Dr. Duranda Greene, President of Bermuda College. Both Gillis and Greene also spoke on the importance of fostering the next generation of financial services professionals in Bermuda.

Photo: Dr. Phyllis Curtis-Tweed, VP Academic & Student Affairs, Bermuda College; Michelle Scott Outerbridge, HR & Government Relations, Athene; Chip Gillis, Executive Chairman of Athene Life Re. Ltd., Athene; Atiya Furqan; Nisha Smith; Tanzania Thomas; Ne-Quae Jones; Natasha Scotland Courcy, SVP General Counsel, Athene Life Re. Ltd., Athene; Dr. Duranda Greene, President, Bermuda College; Peter Sousa, Chair of College Board; Nikkita Scott, Director Counselling and Student Activities Bermuda College; Back row from left to right: Skye White; Stefan Wilson; Jordan DeSilva; Ken-nie Trott; Cairi Albuoy and Adam Laing, CFO Athene Life Re. Ltd., Athene

Scholarship Event Group Bermuda November 7 2019

As previously announced, the Athene scholarship program funds 10 fully-paid Associate Degrees at Bermuda College in business-related studies, aligning with Athene’s commitment to develop Bermudian talent and support Bermuda College in their mission to equip students for success in the workplace.

The Fall 2019 Athene Scholarship Candidates and their areas of study are as follows:

  • Cairi D. Albuoy, Associate of Arts [Business Administration]
  • Jordan L. DeSilva, Associate of Science [Computer Information System]
  • Atiya A. Furqan, Associate of Science [Actuarial Science]
  • Ne Quae Jones, Associate of Arts [Business Administration]
  • Samaria L. Paynter, Associate of Arts [Business Administration]
  • Nisha S. Smith, Associate of Science [Actuarial Science]
  • Tanzania D. Thomas, Associate of Arts [Business Administration]
  • Ken-nie Z. Trott, Associate of Arts [Business Administration]
  • Skye C. White, Associate of Arts [Business Administration]
  • Stefan L. Wilson, Associate of Science [Actuarial Science]

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