Education

From troubled to transformed: NTA gives young lady hope

September 14, 2016

Travina Thompson was living a partying lifestyle without focusing on the goals she had set for herself. At 16, she barely graduated from C.V. Bethel High School.

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Twins receive Caribbean Bottling's first scholarship

September 14, 2016

If there is one thing Herman and Shama Strapp are cognizant of, it is that they knew they could not afford for both of their twin boys, D'Ron and T'Ron Strapp, to attend private school for secondary education -- even though both boys deserved the opportunity.

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Students encouraged to believe in themselves

September 14, 2016

Students who took advantage of a second opportunity for college admission were encouraged to believe in themselves moving forward by Prime Minister Perry Christie, who at the same time called for academia and the wider society to support young individuals who may require extra attention to successfully complete their educational goals.

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Marco City FNMs host back-to-school fun day

September 14, 2016

MEMBERS of the Marco City Free National Movement Association, along with former party Chairman Michael Pintard, hosted a back-to-school fun day and giveaway for hundreds of children at the Jack Hayward Gymnasium on September 3.

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Spiritual Warfare Conference Tour comes to The Bahamas

September 14, 2016

The Bahamas will be the backdrop for "Spiritual Warfare" next month, a prayer conference that is expected to draw hundreds of believers to the country, hosted by Shipp Family Ministries and the Ministry of Tourism.

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Two students receive Caribbean Bottling's first scholarship

September 13, 2016

Last week T'Ron and D'Ron Strapp, twin brothers and recent graduates of Garvin Tynes Primary School, had their dreams come true when they started their high school education at Aquinas College on full academic scholarships.

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Two students receive Caribbean Bottling's first scholarship

September 12, 2016

Last week T’Ron and D’Ron Strapp, twin brothers and recent graduates of Garvin Tynes Primary School, had their dreams come true when they started their high school education at Aquinas College on a full academic scholarship.

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Touch lives

September 12, 2016

Now although today's title is indeed a short one with just two words in it 'Touch Lives' the message contained in it is indeed a very important one.

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Beauty Queen attends 'Rush Back to School'

September 12, 2016

Miss World Bahamas Ashley Hamilton paid a visit to the children of Bain and Grants town at One Family Junkanoo Groups’ 12th Annual ‘Rush Back To School’ Jamboree at their practice site at Market Street.

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Social Services Minister Griffin kicks off visit to Mayaguana with stops to Pirates Well/Abraham's Bay

September 12, 2016

Minister of Social Services and Community Development, the Hon. Melanie Sharon Griffin arrived in Pirate’s Well Friday for a three-day visit.

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PM Christie encourages COB summer bridging participants

September 12, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, on September 8, 2016, that the College of The Bahamas (COB) Summer Bridging programme not only prepares graduating high school students who needed extra work for entry in College of The Bahamas, but it also gives new opportunities to young adults looking to better themselves.

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Groundbreaking for new school on Grand Bahama

September 11, 2016

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis Wednesday announced the groundbreaking and contract signing of the new $12 million junior high school to be built in western Grand Bahama.

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Scholarships for students hit by Hurricane Joaquin

September 09, 2016

FIFTEEN students from Family Islands impacted by Hurricane Joaquin have been granted scholarships to attend the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI), courtesy of the Rebuild Bahamas Hurricane Relief Programme.

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Celebrations for Junior Minister of Tourism at Mary Star Catholic Academy
Celebrations for Junior Minister of Tourism at Mary Star Catholic Academy

September 09, 2016

Congratulating the Junior Minister of Tourism on his accomplishments at a Special Assembly of Celebration at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Academy on Friday, the Bahamas Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe told Junior Minister Gabriele Josephs that as an outstanding young person he can be an inspiring tourism Ambassador.

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Students recognized for completing COB summer bridging initiative

September 09, 2016

The Government’s injection of $60,000 into a Summer Bridging Programme has resulted in the direct admission of 52 students into the College of The Bahamas (COB).

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Cake artist to bring added creativity to resort's cake creations

September 09, 2016

CHEF Ivanna Smith, Cake Artist at Atlantis, Paradise Island, is about to take her craft – and Atlantis’ position in the cake arts – to another level.

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PM at Holmes Rock school groundbreaking - "No child should be left behind"

September 09, 2016

Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon Perry G. Christie, was in Grand Bahama on Thursday, September 8, for the Ground Breaking and Contract Signing Ceremony for the West Grand Bahama Junior High School.

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Deals signed for building of $12m Holmes Rock Junior High School

September 09, 2016

TWO government contracts - worth $12m - were signed for construction of a new junior high school in Holmes Rock on Thursday, fulfilling a ten-year promise to residents in West Grand Bahama.

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Quality of education not contingent on elaborate building but commitment
Quality of education not contingent on elaborate building but commitment

September 09, 2016

Minister for Education, Science and Technology, the Honourable Jerome K. Fitzgerald reminded Bahamians Thursday that the quality of education is not contingent upon how elaborate a building may be.

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$11.5 million contract signed for junior high school in West Grand Bahama

September 09, 2016

Two contracts, totaling more than $11.5 million, were signed on Thursday morning, September 8, 2016 for the construction of a new junior high school in West Grand Bahama.

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