March 21, 2023
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Recently, the instructors involved in the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) held a conclave to discuss both progress and challenges.
The Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training has praised the nation’s newest Rhodes Scholar, Jervon Sands, a graduate of Saint John’s University.
ST George’s High School hosted a local college-career fair recently to expose students to post-secondary opportunities available in the Bahamas.
Rachea Fernander, pictured top, is a ninth grade student at LW Young Jr High School and was awarded the position of deputy head girl during their recent prefect instillation ceremony.
High School students got a chance to experience college life through the Morehouse College Alumni Association’s Immersion Excursion.
Primary schools received fruit trees from BAMSI as part its One to One initiate.
LW Young Junior High School held its student leader’s prefect instillation ceremony last week and appointed 38 students as prefects for the duration of the school year.
They were 11 eager young men who swarmed around the vehicle like busy bees. The excitement was evident as they were presented with the opportunity to diagnose the multiple issues the owner faced.
The Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture wrapped up its youth month activities with the annual Youth in Parliament at the House of Assembly last week.
Harbour Island student won local scholarship and awards for academic achievements.
Students at Sadie Curtis Primary School displayed their artistic skills with their visual art display.
Students displayed their culinary skills during the Bahamas Young Chef Culinary Competition.
Bahamas Reef Environmental Educational Foundation (BREEF) held its annual Eco-Schools Bahamas (ESB) Coordinators Workshop for educators from around the country.
Youth Month festivities continue with appreciation breakfast for Grand Bahama youth leaders.
The British High Commission and the Bahamas Chevening Alumni Association are hosting an online informational session for students interested in applying for the 2024/2025 school year.
In 2017, Androsians were abuzz with news that the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) was about to begin offering courses on their island. Among those eventually signing up was Alysso Oliver, who today is a proud graduate.
Sea Strong Bahamas held its first beach clean up of the school year last weekend at Goodman’s Bay.
Exuma students take home top two prizes in the Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) Creative Minds Logo Competition.
The Local Government Junior Council programme held nominations around the country last week, with elections set for this Thursday, October 19.
The Bahamas Girl Guides Association (BGGA) launched its annual cookie month last week and presented the first set of cookies to the Governor General, Cynthia ‘Mother’ Pratt.
Grand Bahama school launches agriculture programme with support from the Agricultural Development Organisation (ADO).
A slew of events announced for Grand Bahama young people during National Youth Month.
Kenya Dixon considers the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) a “stepping stone.” She is convinced that it served as a foundation for her to complete her bachelor’s degree and to be the recipient of several promotions.
Young sailors from around the Bahamas competed in the Fidelity Bahamas Optimist Championship last weekend with Patrick Tomlinson taking home the top prize
Students at the Cleveland Eneas Primary School enjoyed a free breakfast donated by Families of All Murder Victims (FOAM) last week.
Kai Harvey is in seventh grade and has enjoyed homeschooling since he began in his kindergarten year, while living in the Cayman Islands in 2015.
Children of women incarcerated at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDCS) were allowed to spend the day visiting with their mothers through the Grow Your Child Programme.
Ariana Slater, above, is graduated from the sixth grade at Castle Christian Academy.
A group of apprentice service technicians successfully completed the training programme at Machinery and Energy Limited (M & E).
The national breakfast programme is set to launch in October with eight schools across the country.
De’Andre Forbes was awarded with the EY Bahamas Jamaine McFall Memorial Scholarship.
CIBC FirstCaribbean had 73 interns take part in its regional summer internship initiate, a record for the company. The internships took place at the bank’s branches and offices in Barbados, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
Keannah Russell, above, graduated from St George’s High School, Grand Bahama with honours.
Young Marine Explorers (YME) Bahamas will sponsor two young people, between the ages of 18 and 35, from each of the 33 Caribbean regions and territories with travel and accommodations to participate in-person at this year’s UNFCCC YOUNGO Caribbean Regional Conference of Youth (RCOY).
Kenece Edgecombe, above, graduated from Gateway Christian Academy, Bimini as the Valedictorian.
The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Programme held a summer camp at Kamalame Cay, for twenty-two students aged eight to fourteen years from North Andros.
AN education officer with the Bahamas National Trust hopes to prepare Bahamians for “serious climate-driven threats” after being awarded a Chevening scholarship.
With access to technical and vocational education and training (TVET) expanding across the archipelago, more people are taking advantage of remaining on their island while learning a trade. Lashanda Johnson is one of them.
CAMP RNY, by Rhythm and Youth is a cultural camp that focuses on rake n scrape, Junkanoo crafts and sports. The camp has been held annually since 2012 and runs for one week on a Family Island, this year it was held in Exuma.
IT HAS been a busy summer for ten-year-old Eureia Rolle. The Uriah McPhee student was determined to extend a charitable hand to the children in the community that her primary school resides and organized a back-to-school giveaway on Saturday.
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in 2020, Kevica Kelly-Griffin promised she would take every opportunity to invest in herself and evolve.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Clinical Medicine and Research recently held a graduation ceremony for thirty nine graduates.
Officer Antonique Lightbourne recently graduated from the LJM Maritime Academy and received her certification as a Navigational Officer.
Students in the CG Atlantic Summer Intership Programme volunteered with the Hands for Hunger Pantry during the programme’s community day.
Christina Adderley is recent engine graduate of the LJM Maritime Academy.
LJM Maritime Academy held its graduation ceremony for 70 students on Saturday.
Grand Bahama student Timothy Kemp has been awarded a full scholarship from Coca-Cola.
Albania Christian Academy celebrates its 30th this year and recently held its K4 Pre-school graduation under the Theme, “Building strong educational foundations for 30 years.”
Angia Russell survived the monstrous Hurricane Dorian in 2019. Although displaced due to flooding, she was determined to complete her Office Assistant Certificate at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) by the following year.
Exceptional Education Outreach (EEO) launched Camp Sea Biscuit, a new camp with a holistic approach to literacy, experiential and problem-based learning.
The White Dove Organisation is holding its annual martial arts summer camp at the Columbus Primary School.
The Change the Tune (CTT) Summer Camp in partnership with the Leadership Academy is a Harvard Award-winning camp that aims to “revolutionise the learning space”.
Gregory Alexander Stubbs is a recent graduate of Queen’s College and the 2023 Gentleman of the Year.
The Royal Bahamas Police Force Fire Services is holding its first summer programme under the theme ‘Creating Safer Communities by impacting our youth through Fire Prevention’.
The Abaco Youth Camp at Assemblies of God in the Bahamas including the Turks and Caicos, also known as Camp Abaco, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year as the country celebrates its 50th year of independence.
Members of the Edukarting Bahamas team were present at the Bahamas Games to display their skills and introduce Family Island visitors to the sport.
Imani Collie recently graduated from Gerald Cash Primary School.
In honour of the 50th Independence of the Bahamas, Tribune Education asked students the personal significance of this milestone.
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) held its Summer 2023 Commencement ceremony last week and recognized students from various disciplines on their stellar performance.
Just what Valentino Oliver was trying to avoid is now a huge part of his life and he is loving each moment.
The Sustainable Me Summer Camp is running from July 3 to August 11 and will offer a unique and immersive experience for young participants to learn about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through engaging activities and hands-on projects.
Brett Sawyer, 12 years old, received the valedictorian award from Agape Christian School in Abaco.
Excelsior Elementary School held its graduation ceremony last week and awarded outstanding students.
Once described as the “Einstein of math”, instructor Stanley Gordon, is highly regarded by students and alumni of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
A pioneering initiative committed to promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship among children is set to launch next month.
Ethan Martin is a sixth grade student at Excelsior Elementary School and was a Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year 2023 finalist.
The Blacks in Marine Science (BIMS) Immersion programme in South Eleuthera offered free SCUBA diving certification courses to eight participants.
The Bahamas Reef Environment Education Foundation (BREEF) held an above and underwater beach clean-up in commemoration of World’s Ocean Day last weekend.
As countries recognise World Environment Day and World Oceans Day this month, local marine-loving environmentalist, Alexandra Sinclair, marks the culmination of her third round of tertiary education.
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) celebrated almost 100 high achievers during the institutes inaugural Dean’s List ceremony.
Davaughn Major was named the Outstanding Senior Scholar of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Central State University.
The University of The Bahamas (UoB) held its spring commencement ceremony on May 25 propelling 583 graduates from nine academic units towards successful careers throughout the country.
Three students took home a cash prize for their participation in an essay competition on sustainability, renewable energy and climate change
Young artists have the chance to win up to $100 by drawing their favourite pet.
Arielle McPhee is a tenth grade student at Windsor School, Albany.
Shernique Stuart is about to be a two-time graduate of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
JUNIOR Achievement (JA) Bahamas celebrated outstanding achievers, volunteers and schools this weekend.
A sporting dream planted by Lavardo Deveaux at four years old took a different direction and recently blossomed into a rewarding reality. The 17-year-old, who balances college student and track athlete responsibilities, captured a silver medal at this year’s CARIFTA Games while preparing for final exams.
THE Lucayan Youth Organisation is more than just basketball.
FIFTEEN-year-old Aaliyah Smith is a tenth-grade student at Elite School of Excellence that has maintained a 3.8 GPA.
THE Nurses Edge Training Institute (NETI) held its graduation ceremony last week, ushering new additions into the local healthcare system. The Tribune spoke with some of the graduates from the Patient Care Technician (PCT) programme about their experiences and motivation behind entering the healthcare system.
THE MERIDIAN school celebrated the 50th year of independence with its lively school production held last week.
Meet media technology student Nathan Bowe.
THE ANTIQUE Auto Club of the Bahamas’ held its 20th annual art competition which drew in dozens of youngsters eager to show off their creativity and artistic skills. The judges considered 51 submissions from students ranging from five to fifteen years old, with Imani Carter of Queens College taking her division and overall top prizes.
THE LJM Maritime Academy held its annual Founder’s Day events last week, which included a pinning ceremony and the Battle of the Cadets activity day.
While climate change is one of the biggest threats that the world has ever seen, around the world the youth voice and perspective is emerging as one of the most powerful responses to deal with it.
YOUNG Bahamians have been getting a taste of the racing world thanks to Edukarting Bahamas - even resulting in a trip to compete in France.
Students can win up to $1,000 in an essay competition on sustainability and climate change sponsored by solar company Inti Corporation in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.
STUDENTS took up a challenge to build bridges in a contest last week - with a tough battle to determine the winning entries.