Success: From left to right: Wendell Tre Ming, a physical education and English student; Kascia White, a Bachelor of Science undergraduate; Teleza Pitcher, a BSc student at Howard; and David Thomas, an engineering student. *Photo supplied
Success: From left to right: Wendell Tre Ming, a physical education and English student; Kascia White, a Bachelor of Science undergraduate; Teleza Pitcher, a BSc student at Howard; and David Thomas, an engineering student. *Photo supplied

Devonshire Parish Council is pleased to announce the winners of its 2012 scholarship and bursaries. 

This year’s recipients have demonstrated dedicated community service, academic and personal success and have all expressed a desire to return to Bermuda to contribute to our community through their chosen careers.

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The 2012 scholarship winner is Teleza Pitcher. The three bursary winners are Kascia White, David Thomas and Wendell Tre Ming.

Ms Pitcher is entering her final year at Howard University in Washington, DC, in the US, where she is studying for a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She hopes to then attend dental school. 

Ms Pitcher, a Berkeley Institute graduate, has an array of volunteer experiences in the field of medicine and in the greater community.

Ms White is entering the final year of her Bachelor of Science degree in biology at St Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada, with a minor in psychology. She wants to become a marine veterinarian and biologist.

A graduate of the Bermuda Institute, she is also an active soccer player, a science diver and a past delegate for Bermuda to the Global Young Leadership Conference in Washington and Europe.

Mr Thomas is a 2012 graduate of the Mount Saint Agnes Academy. He will be enrolling at Ohio State University where he is to study for an engineering degree.

Mr Thomas is a keen basketball player, has attained the silver Duke of Edinburgh Award, and is a volunteer with the St Theresa’s Church Loaves and Fishes programme, as well as the Bermuda Zoological Society.

Mr Tre Ming is a well known local football player who will enroll in his freshman year at Elmira College in upstate New York.

He has represented Bermuda at international tournaments and has served as a mentor to younger players on the island. 

In the fall, Mr Ming will enroll on a degree course, majoring in physical education and English.

He wants to return to Bermuda to teach in the local system and to coach at the national level.

Devonshire Parish Council sees great value in investing in the educational pursuits of its younger residents. It wishes its scholarship and bursary recipients continued success in their academic and extracurricular pursuits.

For more information and an application form for Devonshire Parish Council’s scholarship and bursaries, e-mail dpcscholarship@gmail.com.

Scholarship Recipients 2012