News Release: May 18, 2021 – Following the announcement of the availability of educational bursaries for Sandys parish residents who have already completed a year of post-secondary education, the Sandys Parish Council has announced the recipients of the Educational Bursaries.

The recipients include Lashuntae Dill-Assing who is studying at Delaware State and would like to eventually be a travel nurse, Zaroi Ratteray who is studying at Bermuda College would like to be an entertainment lawyer, and Vanessa Gilbert who is currently studying at Mount Saint Vincent  and who would like to raise more awareness on mental health.

Chair of the Sandys Parish Council Kenneth Caesar stated: “It is important for the community to invest in our young people. The recipients are destined for success and have chosen to study areas that will be vital to Bermuda.”

The committee for the Educational Bursaries was headed by Dr Patricia Dill-Chapman and included Rotimi Martins, Dawn Simmons and Kenneth Caesar.

The council wishes all the numerous applicants well in their studies, and thanks them for their interest. Recipients of the bursaries have agreed to donate 20 hours of community service to the Parish.