Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Editor's Choice, Featured Article, Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Stevedoring Services Ltd. is pleased to announce the recipients of the company’s 2013 Scholarship Awards. This year’s winners are Leiah Tuzo, Kiara Wilkinson and Erika Cabral. The annual award is presented to children of Stevedoring Services employees to assist with the costs of their academic pursuits.

Leiah Tuzo is enrolled at the University of the West Indies (Barbados) for the first year of a Master of Science degree in counselling. She is the daughter of Lorenzo Burnett, Assistant Maintenance Manager and an employee at Stevedoring Services for 28 years. Ms Tuzo has received a $7,000 scholarship.

Kiara Wilkinson’s father is Kimothy Wilkinson, Superintendent and an employee of the company for 15 years. Ms. Wilkinson is attending Kingston University in London, England, where she will complete her second year of a degree programme in criminology. She has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

Erika Cabral is entering her fourth year of a business administration degree programme at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Canada in association with Bermuda College. Ms. Cabral is the daughter of Paul Moniz who has worked with Stevedoring Services for three years and is a Holdman. She has been awarded $1,000.

“Stevedoring Services is pleased to offer these awards to children of our employees, to support them in their studies,” said Cheryl Hayward-Chew, Chairman, Stevedoring Services. “The Scholarship Committee had a difficult task of selecting these recipients as all applicants were deserving. These students display ambition and a desire to learn, and we wish them all the best in their studies and future careers.”

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