Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship

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The Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee is pleased to announce that Ms Lucy Hall has been selected as Bermuda’s Rhodes Scholar 2009.

Lucy attended Bermuda High School and Saltus Grammar School in Bermuda. In 1999, she entered Cheltenham Ladies’ College in the United Kingdom. Lucy was an academic scholar at Cheltenham and attained the highest grades in her GCSEs and A levels. She was awarded a distinction in the English Literature Advance Extension Award and was the recipient of both the Clay prize for history and the Essex Hope prize for English in her final year.

Lucy is currently at Warwick University in the United Kingdom where she is studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature with a first-class standing.

Lucy was also a music scholar while at school and is a post-grade eight standard cellist and pianist and an active member of the symphony orchestra at Warwick University. She has also been a member of a piano trio which twice won the National Chamber Music Competition for Schools and has also performed alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a live, televised performance of the Proms in the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Lucy trained in ballet at the Somerset School of Dance and has performed at an advanced level. She also completed the Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award.

Lucy has been accepted at University College and intends to read for a MSt. in English Literature (1550-1780).

John C.R. Collis
Clarendon House, Church Street
Hamilton HM11, Bermuda
Tel: 441 299 4910 & Fax: 441 292 9337