First Annual Harvey Cooper Award Winners

December 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

The winners for the first annual Harvey Cooper Award have been announced, with seven students earning prizes.

A spokesperson said, “Students participating in the first annual Harvey Cooper Award were:

  • Century Robinson [age 12] for Bermuda Center for Creative Learning
  • Arima Turner [age 12], Miniya Wainwright [age 17], and Layla Williams [age 16] for BHS
  • Yukia Hall [age 16] and Jasmeen Codrington-Edmead [age 17] for CedarBridge Academy
  • Kelsey DeSilva [age 17], Amber Furtado [age 18], and Christina Stephens Weser [age 15] for MSA
  • Frankie Arnold [age 17], Naomi Every [age 14], Laylah Hunt [age 15], Dabney Reed [age 16], and Paris Seymour [age 17] for Somersfield Academy

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“Thanks to BREW for providing the space for the Student Pop Up Art Gallery to showcase local young artistic talent. BREW did not charge a gallery fee or commission fee, so the students were able to keep all the money from the sale of their artwork.

“The artwork listed below was sold:

  • All of Me – $300 – Miniya Wainwright
  • Wait – $400 – Layla Williams
  • Daydreamer’s Night – $100 – Frankie Arnold
  • River of Tears – $300 – Amber Furtado
  • Scars to Your Beautiful – $200 – Naomi Every
  • Pocket Full of Sunshine – $250 – Christina Stephens Weser

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“The winners of the first annual Harvey Cooper Award were:

People’s Choice Prize $1,000:

  • Objectifying Sexualization
  • Yukia Hall, 16
  • CedarBridge Academy

Judges’ 1st Prize $1,000:

  • Wait
  • Layla Williams, 16
  • Bermuda High School [BHS]

Judges’ 2nd Prize $500:

  • All Of Me
  • Miniya Wainwright, 17
  • Bermuda High School [BHS]

Judges’ 3rd Prize $250:

  • River of Tears
  • Amber Furtado, 18
  • Mount Saint Agnes Academy [MSA]

Honorable Mention $100:

  • Scars to Your Beautiful
  • Naomi Every, 14
  • Somersfield Academy

Judges’ Middle School Prize $100:

  • POV
  • Arima Turner, 12
  • Bermuda High School [BHS]

People’s Choice Middle School Prize $100:

  • Baby Girl
  • Century Robinson, 12
  • Bermuda Center for Creative Learning [BCCL]

“Next year there will be a separate people’s choice vote for M3 students only.

“The theme for 2021 is ‘Hindsight is 2020.’ Tell us about your 2020 experience – personally, locally or globally.”

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