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Schools’ pride on display at football finals

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Dear Sir,

On December 17, the Bermuda School Sports Federation hosted the annual Knockout Championship senior school football finals at the National Sports Centre in front of an enthusiastic crowd of students, parents, staff and ministry officials. This games were videotaped and will air throughout the Caribbean on Digicel SportsMax in the new year.

It was lively display of quality football and healthy school spirit. The atmosphere was electric, as everyone joined in the demonstrating of their school pride by vigorously supporting their teams. The matches were exciting and spectators enjoyed watching our outstanding, talented young athletes. This event truly exemplified some of the best qualities of our public senior schools.

The Department of Education would like to thank all those instrumental in partnering with us to ensure this event was successful. We offer special thanks to the executive members of the Bermuda Football Association, David Sabir, match commissioner, BSSF co-ordinator Manny Faria, deputy police commissioner Martin Weekes, the officers and cadets of the Bermuda Police Service, Craig Tyrell, Trevor Madeiros and the facility team of the national stadium, and Arnold Manders, the education officer for physical education and health.

We appreciated the attendance of Minister of Education, Wayne Scott, the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Randy Horton, football legend Clyde Best, BFA president Larry Mussenden, Earl Hart, Berkeley Institute principal Phyllis Curtis-Tweed, CedarBridge Academy principal Kalmar Richards and Rosemary Matthews.

The Department of Education will build on the success of this event and continue to use every opportunity to showcase our talented students and to bring our community together.

Respectfully, FREDDIE EVANS, Acting Commissioner of Education

School pride: CedarBridge Academy cheerleaders, students and supporters in full voice at the senior boys' and girls' football finals at the National Sports Centre (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Co-ordinated display: Berkeley Institute cheerleaders perform at the senior school football finals (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published December 23, 2015 at 8:00 am (Updated December 23, 2015 at 1:02 am)

Schools’ pride on display at football finals

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