Union Helps Students With Cash Rewards – The Royal Gazette
Created: 07/19/2021 07:54 AM
Representatives of the Bermuda Public Service Union with the recipients of this year’s BPSU Education Awards (photo included)
The Bermuda Public Service Union has awarded students a total of US $ 30,000 to support the continuing education of Bermudians.
The 29th BPSU Annual Education Awards Ceremony recognized the hard work of 12 recipients with awards.
The union awarded $ 3,500 scholarships to six overseas students, including Justus Anderson, Jathniel O’Mara, Kenshensae Simons, Toschella Trott, Zene Wade, and Mikayla Wilson.
Another six $ 1,500 awards were given to students looking to continue their education locally or online, including Kinika Bowers, Tricha Cross-Pitcher, Tiffany Durham, Sloane Johnson, Davondra Sealey, and Najah-Rae Watson.
Armell Thomas, President of the BPSU, highlighted the importance of supporting education and urged recipients to find ways to give back to others in the community.
Kevin Grant, chairman of the BPSU education committee, said the union has given more than $ 710,000 in scholarships to students since 1993.
The BPSU congratulated all award winners and wished them every success in the future.