Top of the class honoured
More than a dozen of Bermuda's best and brightest were honoured this weekend at the annual Outstanding Teen Awards.
Saltus student Megan Zimmerer scored the top prize at the event, held at the Greater Heritage Worship Centre in Hamilton to recognise the hard work of the island's students. Several of the honorees won in multiple categories. Warwick Academy's Zachary Myers won awards for performing arts and academic achievement, while Saltus's Kayla Dowling was recognised for spiritual leadership and community service, and Berkeley Institute's Lauren Geneveive won awards for performing arts and leadership. Each of the nominees were selected by their schools and interviewed by a panel, with all of the nominees receiving a medal and a certificate to recognise their achievements.
Overall winner: Megan Zimmerer (Saltus)
Spiritual leadership: Kayla Dowling (Saltus) and Samuel Booth (Bermuda Institute)
Sports: Elizabeth Madeiros (Warwick Academy), Christopher Malpas (Warwick Academy)
Leadership: Lauren Genevieve (Berkeley Institute), Theo Wolffe (Warwick Academy)
Most Progress: Shequilla Young (Berkeley Institute), Jomeko Mallory (CedarBridge Academy)
Community Service: Kayla Dowling (Saltus) Anthony Whaley (Warwick Academy)
Perseverance: Chefanices Williams (Berkeley Institute), Stephan Dill (Berkeley Institute)
Academic Achievement: Megan Sutcliffe (Bermuda High School), Zachary Myers (Warwick Academy)
Visual Arts: Zoe Lopes (Berkeley Institute), Nicholas Roach (Bermuda Institute)
Performing Arts: Lauren Genevieve (Berkeley Institute), Zachary Myers (Warwick Academy)
Vocational Technical Arts: Amy Palmer (Saltus) Robin Horsfield (Saltus)
Special Recognition: Hannah Marshall (Warwick Academy)