Zyon Minors Earns Polaris Education Award

August 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

Polaris Holding Company announced that Zyon Minors is the recipient of the 2023 Polaris Holding Company Ltd Education Award [PHCLEA].

A spokesperson said, “Zyon, the daughter of Otis Minors, a dedicated twenty-one-year veteran at Stevedoring Services Limited, has been recognised for her academic consistency and commitment to higher education.

“Zyon Minors, a nursing student at the University of North Carolina Greensboro is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She previously received the PHCLEA in 2022 and has successfully renewed the award for a second year.

Zyon Minors, Nursing Student & Polaris Education Award Recipient [2022, 2023]

Zyon Minors Bermuda August 7 2023

“The PHCLEA is presented annually to eligible children of Polaris Holding Company Ltd. employees including those at Polaris, Stevedoring Services Limited and East End Asphalt Company Limited.

“The $2,500 cash award provides financial support for tuition, room and board, or airfare as needed to support higher education goals. Recipients of the award may receive a maximum of four awards during their educational journey.

“Polaris’ chairperson presented the cash award in-person to the recipient’s father, long-serving dockworker, Otis Minors as his daughter was unavailable for the presentation.”

Cheryl Hayward-Chew, Polaris chairperson, expressed her appreciation for the hardworking employees of Polaris, stating, “The men and women of Polaris are the engine that drives our organisation and this programme is a tangible way for us to show we care about what matters to them – their families. I am delighted that the Polaris education award aligns with our mantra ‘to do the right thing at the right time for the right reasons’.”

Otis Minors, Stevedore, is father of 2023 awardee, Zyon Minors [not pictured] accepts the college funds from Polaris chairperson, Cheryl Hayward-Chew

Otis Minors Bermuda August 7 2023

Otis Minors expressed his gratitude for the award. He stated, “my family and I are truly appreciative of Zyon’s second education award. We are thankful not only for the financial boost it provides for Zyon’s nursing studies today but also for the college funding we have benefited from over the years, through past education awards to her brother.”

The company noted, “Polaris is parent company to Stevedoring Services Limited, the island’s primary container and logistics provider managing the City of Hamilton Port and handling over 95% of the island’s critical imports. East End Asphalt and Equipment Sales and Rentals Limited are also subsidiaries of Polaris Holding Company Ltd.”

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