BFA Legends Scholarship Winners Announced

July 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced the winners of its Legends scholarship program, with Gianni Burgess, Kauai Evans, Jayla Peets-Butterfield, Shavion Nesbit and Za’Khari Turner all earning scholarships.

A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] is proud to announce the winners of its Legends scholarship program, recognizing the island’s brightest football student-athletes who embody the spirit of the legends of the beautiful game in Bermuda. After the annual selection process, five outstanding individuals have been chosen as recipients of the prestigious BFA Legends Scholarships for their remarkable accomplishments and potential to make a significant impact in the local community and beyond.

BFA Legends Scholarship Bermuda July 2023

“The BFA Legends Scholarships were first awarded in 2007 as a stoic reminder to our current players of the men and women who came before them. The program is designed to support talented student-athletes who have displayed a strong commitment to their education and a determination to improve their football ability and knowledge.

“On Thursday, July 5, 2023, the winners of the 2023 BFA Legends Scholarships were awarded. In addition, our 2023 BFA Legends, announced April, were officially recognized for their football legacy. The winners of the 2023 BFA Legends Scholarships are:

  • Garrett Dill Award: Gianni Burgess
  • Donnie Hill Award: Kauai Evans
  • Kirt Douglas Award: Jayla Peets-Butterfield
  • Marischal Astwood Award: Shavion Nesbit
  • Dwayne Richardson Award: Za’Khari Turner

“Each scholarship winner will receive $10,000 over a two-year period. In addition to the financial support, the recipients will join an alumni group of current National Team players and University graduates such as Taznae Fubler, Zeiko Lewis, Keunna Dill, and Calon Minors.

“BFA extends its heartfelt congratulations to the scholarship recipients for their outstanding accomplishments and wishes them continued success in their academic and athletic pursuits. The organization also expresses its gratitude to all the applicants who participated in the selection process, emphasizing the remarkable talent and potential demonstrated throughout.

“You can read more about the 2023 BFA Legends on our website.”

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