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Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

Paul Knowles Honoured as Teacher of the Year during Special Assembly

Under the theme: “A Teacher of Excellence: Rewarding Service Beyond Self,” Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) Teacher Paul G. Knowles received twofold honour as Teacher of the Year during a special assembly on May 31.

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Record Strikeouts During June Softball

Softball games continued on the weekend of June 9-10 following the cancellation of games on June 1 because of rainy weather.

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ECC Students Secure Medals at Special Olympics Bocce Nationals in Eleuthera

The students enjoyed two days of spirited competition with singles matches and an opening ceremony launching the event on April 28 followed by team competitions and doubles matches on April 29.

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Minnis Lays Out Goals During Moore’s Island Headquarters Launch

A delegation of Free National Movement (FNM) representatives headed to Moore’s Island for the launch of its FNM Headquarters on April 8. Supporters from various South Abaco communities including Sandy Point, Spring City and Marsh Harbour also travelled to Moore’s Island either by boat or airplane.

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Island Investigators Conduct Garbage Index Survey and Grade Abaco Communities

Through Island Investigators, the students investigate environmental issues on a small scale that affect or concern them as young people. In the past, they have also investigated mangrove disease, planted corals on reef balls, and investigated snails destroying reef in Sandy Point.

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Pilot Club of Abaco Donates Lunches to Every Child Counts

Pilot Club of Abaco members visited Every Child Counts (ECC) on March 31. While there, the members distributed 30 meals to the staff and students of ECC as part of their month-long activities in observance of Brain-Related Disorders Month.

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Royal Yacht Club Members Make Annual Donation to BASRA

During his remarks, Commodore Meyer said that the yacht club is happy to assist and make smaller donations to organizations that support boating in the Abacos. The RMHYC is a yacht club based in Marsh Harbour with a membership of about 600 members from the United States and Canada.

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BOSF Recognizes Outstanding Students

The 13th Annual Bahamas Outstanding Students Foundation (BOSF) Awards Ceremony was held at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym on March 16. The theme was: “Keep Your Eyes On The Prize.”

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Ex-Gang Member Offers Life Lessons to Abaco Students

Reformed gang member turned motivational speaker and author – Drexel Deal – visited several schools on Abaco with his wife on March 20-24. In 2014, Deal released a book called, “The Fight Of My Life Is Wrapped Up In My Father.”

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Junior Minister Speech Competition Gives Youth Perspective on Cultural Heritage

The Ministry of Tourism held its Annual Abaco Junior Minister Speech Competition at the Bahamas Government Complex on March 15, 2017.

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