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Green family hands out 11 scholarships

Green Family Scholarship recipients. Back row, left to right: Torian Hill, Lynique Castle, Doreen Burgess, Antrell Butterfield, Markus Raynor-Brangman; front row, left to right: Sajni Richardson, Asia Smith, Shallette Spencer, Kairah Woolastan, Eulannae Douglas; far right: Shannon Davis

The Green family has announced 11 recipients of the Green Family Scholarship for the fiscal year.

Every year, students are selected to receive the scholarship, which awards between $5,000 and $10,000 per year for up to four years of post-secondary education.

The scholarship is needs-based and can be used towards education and tuition costs at an accredited college or university abroad.

The Green Family Scholarship has been awarded to more than 100 students since its inception in 2007, and the family as committed more than $1 million in educational funding over that time.

Recipients study in various fields, including business, health sciences, hospitality, insurance and risk management.

The scholarship was established with assistance from Knowledge Quest, which has helped more than 140 Bermudian students attend college and university since 2001.

This year’s recipients of the Green Family Scholarship, their fields of study and the schools they will attend are: Doreen Burgess, health sciences and global business, Kean University; Antrell Butterfield, education with a focus in English and sociology, Aston University; Lynique Castle, health sciences and pharmacy, Durham University; Shannon Davis, education with a focus in history, Mount St Vincent University; Eulannae Douglas, education with a focus in mathematics and English, University of South Carolina; Torian Hill, medicine with a focus in behavioural neuroscience, Andrews University; Sajni Richardson, food and beverage service management, Johnson and Whales University (Rhode Island Campus); Asia Smith, business administration with a focus in accounting and finance, Middlesex University London; Shallette Spencer, actuarial science, Georgia State University; Kairah Woolaston, hospitality and tourism management with a concentration in hotel management, Cape Breton University; and Markus Raynor-Grangman, culinary arts with a focus in baking and pastry food services management, Johnson and Whales University.

Andrew Green, on behalf of the Green family, said in a statement: “We believe that no Bermudian should have to turn down the chance for a better life because they do not have the opportunity to further their education.

“The scholarship that we created is to achieve this goal and we are proud to be able to contribute to the education and future of these hard-working students. We wish them the best of luck in their educational pursuits and we look forward to following their achievements over the next few years.”

Applicants to the Green Family Scholarship must first apply to the Knowledge Quest Scholarship. Eligible candidates must show financial need and have Bermuda status at the time of application. More information about the Green Family Scholarship can be found at www.greenfamilyscholarship.bm/index.html.

Information about Knowledge Quest and the Knowledge Quest Scholarship application can be found at www.knowledgequest.bm.