The Chubb Charitable Foundation - Bermuda is pleased to announce this year’s Robert Clements Scholarship recipient:
Leah Smith, a recent High Honours graduate of IMG Academy, has been selected as the 2017 Robert Clements Scholar in the award’s twenty-first anniversary year. She is entering her freshman year this fall at New York University’s Stern School of Business where she will be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science and Finance with a minor in Computer Science and Mathematics.
At IMG, Smith was recognized as a 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) Honour student based upon her scores in Calculus, Chemistry, Statistics, English Composition and World History. Smith was selected as IMG Academy’s Dartmouth Book Award Winner and an inductee into the National Honour Society for her outstanding academic performance, graduating with a GPA of 4.5. Prior to attending IMG Academy, Leah was a student at Somersfield Academy where she was consistently awarded with High Academic Honours.
In addition to her many academic accomplishments, Leah led her IMG Academy Girls’ Soccer team for two consecutive seasons and was awarded Player of the Year and MVP in 2016. Leah also represented Bermuda in the Women’s CONCACAF U20 team this July, and in 2014 and 2016 Leah captained the Bermuda CONCACAF U15 and U17 Teams in Puerto Rico and Haiti. This culminated in her being recruited to New York University’s Varsity Women’s Soccer Program.
Smith’s extracurricular and community service accomplishments include achieving Distinctions in the Royal School of Ballet and Violin exams. At IMG, Smith served on the IMG Student’s Council, the IMPACT mentoring program and volunteered on service trips to South Africa and Mexico.
Lori Dunstan, Chair, Chubb Charitable Foundation – Bermuda said, “The Robert Clements Scholarship has attracted several strong applicants this year. We are extremely impressed with Smith’s academic accomplishments which span from Somersfield Academy, to the prestigious IMG Academy. Her balance of academics, athletics and community service made Smith stand out from the other applicants. Chubb is proud to award her with the 2017 Robert Clements Scholarship award.”