Above and left to right: Samie Williams, Lilly Higgs, Albury Higgs and Stella Higgs received Academic All-Bahamas Swim Team Awards in Nassau at the RBC 2012 National Swim Meet. This award requires that swimmers maintain at least a 3.5 average and qualify for at least one event at the national swim meet. These four swimmers swim for the Swift Swim team, which is based in Nassau, and are coached locally by their parents. In addition, Stella Higgs won 2 silver medals, Lilly Higgs brought home 3 gold medals, and Albury Higgs was awarded the High Point Trophy in her age group winning 13 gold medals, 2 silver and a bronze.
The Abaco Judo Club held their annual promotions on October 7, giving special recognition to Desmond Bootle Jr. for attaining his black belt and naming the Most Improved and Most Outstanding Judoka for the year.