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Bermuda Public Services Union names 12 scholarship recipients

Representatives of the Bermuda Public Services Union with some of the recipients of the union’s annual education awards (Photograph supplied)

A dozen young Bermudians will get a leg up with their further education thanks to the Bermuda Public Services Union.

The BPU named 12 scholarship recipients this week at its 31st Annual Education Awards Ceremony, including six $1,500 scholarships for those continuing their education locally or online and six $3,500 scholarships for those studying abroad.

This year’s overseas award winners included: Amya Edmead, who will attend, Tennessee State University; J'Hordon Emery, who will attend St George's University; Isaiah Hayward, who will attend the Ontario College of Art and Design University; Shayla KD Robinson, who will attend the University of North Carolina; Madison Smith, who will attend Acadia University; and Amari Stewart, who will attend Brunel University London.

Local and online award recipients included: Rochelle Harvey, who will attend Bermuda College; Levar Holder and Erica Phillips-Cheeseman, who will both attend Southern New Hampshire University; J Audley Quallo, who will study at Cambridge Academy; Janice Williams, who will study at Walden University; and Teresa Woolridge, who will study at Indiana University.

A BPSU spokeswoman said: “The union is proud to announce that since the inception of this initiative 31 years ago, the total value of BPSU Education Awards now stands at over $780,000.

“The BPSU congratulates all recipients and wishes them much success in their future.”

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Published August 21, 2023 at 4:53 pm (Updated August 22, 2023 at 7:39 pm)

Bermuda Public Services Union names 12 scholarship recipients

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