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Students Graduate from BMCC Programme

The Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) Graduation Ceremony for Abaco cadets was held on June 14 at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church Hall. Six students from S.C. Bootle High School made up the 2018 graduating class: Brianna Russell; Eulian DeGregory; Kennedy Curry; Keishon Daziel; Kurran Sands; and Vesi Ernest. Serving as …

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“Destiny Awaits” St Francis Graduates

Under the theme “Expect the Unexpected – Our Destiny Awaits,” twenty students from St Francis de Sales Catholic School graduated on Jun 8, 2018. Among them, the Valedictorian Ashanti Miller and the Salutatorian, Tianna McIntosh. They made their formal entrance watched by parents, faculty members and officials including the Director …

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FHA Grads Reflect Before Final Leap

Forest Heights Academy held their graduation ceremony on June 13 at 7pm at New Vision Ministries sending off twenty-four young adults to seek their future under the theme “A look back before we leap.” After an opening prayer by Grace Swing, Brianna Sweeting handled opening remarks noting how rough the …

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Walker’s Cay Owners Pledge and Deliver Tablets to Students

Carl and Gigi Allen, Texas Philanthropists, continue their commitment to empowering Bahamian students by ensuring they have access to the latest, cutting-edge educational technology.  The Allens are leading the way and building on their long-term commitment to advancing educational opportunities. During a stop at the Grand Cay All Ages School …

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ECC Graduates Ready to Make Their Mark on the World

The 2018 Every Child Counts graduating class took their leap into the world on June 8 at St Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Twenty students participated in their Commencement Exercises in the morning and at 6pm seven students graduated in a joyous ceremony held under the theme “We are ready …

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MP Presents Every Child Counts with Donation

Member of Parliament (MP) for Central & South Abaco James Albury visited the students and staff of Every Child Counts (ECC) on May 31 to present a monetary donation to the school. He was accompanied by Jackie Sawyer and Felicia McIntosh of the Office of the Prime Minister. Principal Lyn …

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81 Students Graduate During Abaco District Graduation Ceremony

The Ministry of Education’s Abaco District held its 2018 Bahamas National High School Diploma Graduation Ceremony under the theme: “Understanding the Whole Picture and Imaging the Finished Results.” The graduation ceremony was held at Full Gospel Assembly of God in Treasure Cay. Following the seating of dignitaries and platform guests, …

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Boys Club of The Bahamas President Hosts One-Day Workshop

Reverend Samuel Rolle, president of The Boys Club of The Bahamas, hosted a one-day workshop at Friendship Tabernacle on May 26. He was accompanied by his executive director, Joseph Cox, out of Nassau. Rev. Rolle explained that the purpose of the workshop was to establish additional executive members for the …

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Junior Minister of Tourism Honoured with Special Assembly

On May 24, 2018 Forest Heights Academy held a special assembly to honour Abaco’s first ever Junior Minister of Tourism winner – Khalea Richard. Khalea competed against students from across The Bahamas and earned the title earlier this year. The assembly was moderated by Lori Higgs-Thompson, a teacher at FHA. …

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Ryerson University Students Assist at Every Child Counts School

Each summer for many years now a group of students, under the guidance of Sociology Professor Dr. Jean Golden, has been spending several weeks assisting staff and students at the Every Child Counts School. This year, seventeen students are spending five weeks at the school during the period April 28 …

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