The Continental Society of Bermuda has awarded bursaries to three students in need of financial assistance for university.
One of the Students awarded was Bermuda Netballer Kayjuna Lema.
Denise Simons, President, Continental Society of Bermuda, says: “For more than 15 years, we have been able to award deserving students with bursaries to enable them to further their education. Our scholarship programme is near to our hearts and we look forward to assisting when and where we can. We believe our recipients this year are well-deserving and we can’t wait to see the good they will do in the world.”
Lema is currently in her last year at Manchester Metropolitan University studying forensic psychology. She graduated from Berkeley Institute in 2013 and attended Bermuda College from 2013 to 2016. Lema is a previous bursary recipient and this award will enable her to continue her studies.
The Continental Society of Bermuda is an affiliate chapter of the Continental Societies Incorporated, an international public service organization committed to improving the welfare of children in communities across the USA and Bermuda.
Founded in 1962 as charity number six, the Continental Society of Bermuda is supported by 100% volunteer membership of approximately 30 Bermudian women.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Four Participate in Umpire and Coaches Seminars
The Bermuda Netball Association announced that National Program Coaches and Players Chaquita Simmons, Anthony Mouchette, Coriah Simmons and Selah Tuzo participated in an umpire and coaching seminar in Barbados.
The AFNA Regional Netball Umpire and Coaches Seminar was organized by Americas Federation of Netball Association (AFNA) and sanctioned by the International Netball Federation (INF).
The Bermuda contingents successfully completed the seminar, which consisted of both theoretical and practical segments.
Bermuda was commended for its forward thinking in having the youngest persons to participate in the seminar.
Simmons and Tuzo are current members of the Under 16 National Training Squad and have been pegged as future leaders.
Bermuda Netball Association President Kimale Evans said, “These are exciting times for netball and we would like to thank all participants for being such great ambassadors for Bermuda and the sport of Netball.”
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Not Funny Any More at Bernard Park
Not for the first time has the Netball Courts at the Bernard Park been the target of vandalism.
Debris was thrown onto the courts that were due to be played on just last evening and with the Bermuda Netball Association Annual General Meeting set to take place on Thursday, the vandalism is sure to be a topic of discussion.
Back on June 1st www.islandstats.com reported that vandals struck at the Netball Courts at Bernard Park yet again.
The facility that was full of life just the day before with three matches played in the Summer League Season, but when the sun rose it was discovered that parts of both courts have been left splashed and smeared with paint.
President of the Bermuda Netball Association Kimale Evans said, This is really frustrating as we are the number one sport in Bermuda for female and we want to give them a place of pride, but to have someone do this is very upsetting.”
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Bermuda Netball Summer League Round Up
The Bermuda Netball Association’s Summer League Season resumed at Bernard Park with a double header.
In the opener the Bermuda Under 19 team defeated the BAC Women in Blue 21 – 16, the Bermuda Under 19 team were led to victory by Nabiilah Nasir who scored 9 goals, while Kaamilah Nasir and Selah Tuzo added 6 goals each, while Kirstin Saltus scored 10 goals for the BAC Women in Blue and Nikita Trott added 6 goals.
Zariah Amory was named the Bermuda Under 19 team MVP, while the BAC Women in Blue MVP was Sarafina Woolridge, Zakiyah Durham was named the Bermuda Under 19 team Best Attacker and Saltus took the Best Attackers honors for the BAC Women in Blue. The Bermuda Under 19 team Best Defender was Micah Pond, while the BAC Women in Blue Best Defender was Tahirah Butterfield.
The BHB Angels defeated PHC 24 – 11, Charlene Bogle-Gomez scored 20 goals for the BHB Angels, while Donae Lightbourne added 4 goals. Vernicka Symonds scored 6 goals for PHC, they would also get 4 goals from Aaliyah Rasheed and 1 goals from Zindzi Swan.
Lightbourne was named the BHB Angels MVP, while the BHB Angels Best Attacker was Keisha Hollis and Natasha Simmons was named the BHB Angels Best Defender.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
BNA Summer Netball Round Up
The Bermuda Under 19 team defeated the Bermuda Under 16 team 41 – 9, the Bermuda Under 19 team were led by Nabiilah Nasir who scored 16 goals, Kaamilah Nasir added 9 goals, while Selah Tuzo and Demiqua Daniels scored 8 goals each. The Bermuda Under 16 team got 8 goals from Kemiyah Buttetfield, while Amaiah Butterfield added the other goal.
Kemiyah Butterfield was the Bermuda Under 16 team MVP.
The BAC Women in Blue defeated the BHB Angels 36 – 8, the BAC Women in Blue would get 20 goals from Darika Simons and 16 goals from Nikita Trott. Charlene Bogle-Gomez scored 7 goals for the BHB Angels and Norette Simmons added the other.
The BAC Women in Blue MVP was Sarafina Woolridge, while Vernae Cann was named the BHB Angles MVP. Kirstin Saltus was the BAC Women in Blue Best Atacker, with Bogle-Gomez the BHB Angles Best Attacker.
Taahira Butterfield from the BAC Women in Blue and Natasha Simmons from the BHB Angles was named their teams Best Defenders.