Recent Bermuda Rhodes Scholars

2017 - Peter H. Merritt   2016 - S. Nicholas Barton   2015 - Rowan J Border   2014 - Aliyyah Ahad   2013 - Eleanor S. Gardner   2012 - M. Alisha Gabriel   2010 - Michele H.B. Smith   2009 - Lucy C Hall   2008 - D. A. Edward Rance   2007 - Christie A K Hunter   2006 - Jay A H Butler  2005 - Tucker Murphy  2004- David A F Ferreira  2003-Fiona E Herring  2002-Trevor J.Leitch  2000-Nicholas M Pacheco  1999-Nicola J Terceira  1998-Colm Singleton  1997-Rebecca Pitman  1995-Katherine F Hubbard  1994-Christina E Storey  1993-Emma Bermingham  1992-Simon C Draycott  1991-Julianna M Horseman  1990-David A Stubbs 1989-Jay Jay Soares  1988-David S Cash  1987-Emma Robinson  1986-Anthony D Whaley  1985-Malcolm V Brock  1984-Steven J Hankey  1983-James M Keyes  1982-Warren W Cabral  1981-Guy N Lancaster  1979-John CR Collis

See also: List Of All Scholars and Register Of All Scholars
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2017    MERRITT, Peter H.     (Bermuda and University) b. 14 January 1994 s. Patricia Merritt of Paget and Martin Merritt of Hamilton, Bermuda. Education: Saltus Grammar School, Bermuda 1999 - 2005; Gilman School, Maryland, USA 2005 - 2012; Yale University, USA 2012 - 2016. To read for the MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government).

Peter attended Saltus Grammar School until 2005. He then went to Gilman School in Maryland, USA, completing his studies in 2012. While at Gilman, Peter was an Honor Roll student and graduated near the top of his class as an AP Scholar with Distinction. He was a member of the National Cum Laude Society and the Gilman Jazz Ensemble as the lead drummer.

In 2012, Peter was admitted to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale in 2016 with a Double Major in Political Science & Economics, earning Distinction and Magna Cum Laude Latin honors. His senior thesis analyzed the conflicts between religious liberty and LGBT anti-discrimination protections in the United States and around the world. While at Yale, Peter was also the recipient of the Bank of Bermuda Sir Henry Tucker College Scholarship.

Peter has been a contributing writer to the Yale Journal of Medicine and Law, evaluating the impact of laws on various medical issues. He has also debated at the Yale Law School Law & Religion Group and acted as a research assistant for Law Professor Patrick Weil. Currently, he is working at J.P. Morgan and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York City.

Peter is an accomplished athlete. While at Gilman, he was captain of the school Track & Field team, broke three school records, won 11 conference championships and was a two-time All-American athlete. Peter was also on the Varsity Track & Field team at Yale and competed at the Ivy League and IC4A Championships, as well as in the Harvard-Yale meet. He has completed the New York and Chicago marathons and spent one summer cycling across the United States.

In college, Peter headed a Yale Hunger and Homeless Action Project group that delivered food to New Haven halfway houses helping formerly incarcerated individuals re-integrate into society. He also was a school tutor and mentor while at Gilman, and founded a student-run, peer-to-peer tutoring program in Baltimore known as the Genius Movement to coach students in preparation for national competitions.

Peter plans to read for the MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government) at University College.   Top


2016    BARTON, S. Nicholas     (Bermuda and University) b. 15 January 1994 s. Beverley & Stephen Barton, Smith's, Bermuda. Education: Saltus Grammar School, Bermuda 1999 - 2012; Princeton University, USA 2012 - 2016; Imperial College, London, UK 2016 - 2017. To read for the MSc in Mathematical Modelling & Scientific Computing.

Nicholas attended Saltus Grammar School and graduated in 2012 as Head Boy. While at Saltus, Nicholas achieved 11 GCSEs and 8 Advanced Placements and won numerous awards, including the subject prizes in six subjects, the SGY Attainment Award for outstanding scholarship, the SGY Science Award, the BELCO Mathematics Award, and the Peter Wittich Award. He was also awarded the SGY University Scholarship for overall contribution to School life.

After Saltus, Nicholas entered Princeton University in New Jersey, USA and graduated with Honours in June 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Astrophysical Sciences. While at Princeton, Nicholas held both the Nicholl Scholarship and the Fesseden-Trott Scholarship, awarded for scholastic and academic ability, and was elected to the Sigma Xi Research Society.

In 2016, Nicholas started at Imperial College, London where he is studying computational mathematics and numerical analysis. He expects to graduate in September 2017 with an MSc in Applied Mathematics.

Nicholas is a keen squash player and was a member of Bermuda’s Junior National Team. He was also a squash coach at the Bermuda Squash Rackets Association annual summer camps. While at Princeton, Nicholas was a member of the Men's Varsity Squash Team which were the Ivy League Champions in 2013 and the Hoehn Cup Champions in 2014 and 2015, and he was selected for the George McFarland ’81 award for enthusiasm, ability, sportsmanship and leadership.

The outdoors has always been a passion for Nicholas. At Princeton he was a member of Outdoor Action and the Co-Chair of its Leader Training Committee, where he developed and taught leadership and group dynamics courses. He achieved the Silver Award in the Duke of Edinburgh programme and in 2014 spent a summer wilderness backpacking in Alaska while studying leadership and experiential education with the National Outdoor Leadership School.

In his free time in Bermuda, Nicholas has enjoyed volunteering with the 19th Bermuda Cub Scouts and has been recognised by the Bermuda Centre of Philanthropy for his work with Keep Bermuda Beautiful.

Nicholas plans to read for the MSc in Mathematical Modelling & Scientific Computing at University College.   Top


2015    BORDER, Rowan James    (Bermuda and Lincoln) b. 13 December 1992 s. Karen & Alistair Border, Warwick, Bermuda. Education: Gilbert Institute, Bermuda 1997-2002; Saltus Grammar School, Bermuda 2002 - 2008; Sevenoaks School, UK 2008 - 2010; University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 2011 - 2015. To read for a DPhil at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines & Systems with the Department of Engineering Science and the Department of Computer Science.

The Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee is pleased to announce that Mr Rowan Border has been selected as Bermuda's Rhodes Scholar 2015. Rowan is the son of Karen and Alistair Border of Warwick Parish, Bermuda and grandson of David and Elizabeth Wingate.

Rowan attended Gilbert Institute for his primary school, then moved to Saltus Grammar School where he graduated in 2008 with top results in his GCSEs. At Saltus, he won the Headmaster's Award for GCSE Excellence in the same year.

Next, Rowan went to Sevenoaks School in the United Kingdom and in 2010 obtained his International Baccalaureate. While at Sevenoaks, he was a senior prefect and won the Sevenoaks Creative Award for developing the yearbook website.

Rowan entered the University of Edinburgh in 2011 to study for a BSc in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. He was the holder of the XL Scholarship to attend the University of Edinburgh and, in 2014, won the Marks & Clerk Prize for Innovation for a robotics project.

In 2013 with a group of friends, Rowan started a 3-D printing company which was selected by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to represent Scotland at the Global Founders' Skills Accelerator programme at MIT in Boston.

Rowan rode for 10 years with Bermuda Riding for the Disabled. He is also a qualified skydiver and a keen recreational sailor.

He was a senior member of the Bermuda Boys Brigade and introduced younger members to technology based activities. On many occasions, he has volunteered his technical skills in community projects to help them to take full advantage of technology.

Rowan plans to read for a DPhil at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines & Systems with the Department of Engineering Science and the Department of Computer Science at Lincoln College, Oxford.   Top


2014    AHAD, Aliyyah    (Bermuda and St Hilda's) b. 27 November 1990 d. Abdallah & Ameenah Ahad, Sandys, Bermuda. Educ: Bermuda High School, Bermuda 2001 - 2008; University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2008 - 2012; Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France 2010 - 2011. To read for a MSc in Migration Studies.

Aliyyah attended Bermuda High School and graduated in 2008 with top results in her GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate. Aliyyah was Head Girl at Bermuda High School, and won the Kathy McKenzie Memorial Prize for Integrity, a merit scholarship for the IB programme and The R.A. Ferguson II Scholarship for Contribution to Student Life. She was also the recipient of the Bermuda Teen Services' Outstanding Teen Award in the category of Outstanding Overall.

Aliyyah went to the University of Toronto in Canada from where she graduated in 2012 with a Honours Bachelor of Arts, with High Distinction, in Political Science and Sociology. In the course of her degree, she spent a year abroad at the Institut d'Etudes Politique in Paris. Aliyyah was the holder of the Sir Harry D Butterfield Undergraduate Scholarship and the Sir Henry Tucker Educational Grant. She was on the Dean’s List while at the University of Toronto and won the Innis College Alumni Association Scholarship for Exceptional Academic Achievement and the Innis College Recognition Award for Contribution to College Life.

During her time at the University of Toronto, Aliyyah was actively involved in promoting dialogue on important social issues. She was on the Hart House Debates Committee and organised panel discussions and show debates on numerous topics. She was also a Residence Don and responsible for the well-being of the students on her floor.

Since returning to Bermuda, Aliyyah has continued to pursue her passion for social issues. She completed the Government's twelve-month Cabinet Office Internship Programme and has subsequently worked for the Bermuda Human Rights Commission and the Bermuda Office of the Ombudsman. She is the professional development co-chair on the Board of Bermuda’s Emerging Professionals, the Youth Division of the Chamber of Commerce where she has organised several workshops for members. She also serves on the Board of the Bermuda Debate Society and was a co-organiser of the 2013 Pan American Debate Tournament.

Aliyyah enjoys an active life and even won the Most Spirited Player Award on her College’s Ultimate Frisbee Team.

Aliyyah plans to read for a MSc in Migration Studies at St Hilda's College, Oxford.   Top


2013    GARDNER, Eleanor S.    (Bermuda and Hertford) b. 20 February 1991  d. John & Judy Gardner, Smiths, Bermuda.  Educ: Bermuda High School, Bermuda 1996 - 2009; Johns Hopkins University, USA 2009 - 2013.  To read for a MSc in Comparative Social Policy.

Eleanor attended Bermuda High School and graduated in 2009 with an impressive array of GCSEs and her International Baccalaureate Diploma. While at Bermuda High School, Eleanor was the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Doris Trott Butterfield Scholarship. During high school she participated in the Bermuda Duke of Edinburgh Scheme and earned silver and bronze awards. She also served as Deputy Head Girl at Bermuda High School.

Eleanor is currently attending Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland where she is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Eleanor expects to graduate in May, 2013. Eleanor has been on the Dean's List for 3 out of 6 semesters and has been the holder of the Sir Harry D. Butterfield Undergraduate Scholarship and the Bank of Bermuda Foundation Sir Henry Tucker Education Grant. While at Johns Hopkins, Eleanor did a term study abroad with the SIT Switzerland: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy Program in Geneva.

At Johns Hopkins, Eleanor served as Associate and then Executive Director of the Foreign Affairs Symposium, an annual Spring speaker series, whose events seek to encourage critical dialogue within the university community on important current social, political and economic issues.

Eleanor is well known in sailing and swimming circles in Bermuda. She has represented Bermuda in local and international sailing regattas. Eleanor is also a competitive swimmer and was a member of the Bermuda National Swim team competing in local and international meets. Eleanor has continued swimming competitively at Johns Hopkins and has been a member of the women's varsity team, which competes with other US universities and at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Division III Championships. Currently in her senior year, Eleanor is a captain of the Women's Varsity Swimming Team.

In August 2008, Eleanor was nominated by the Bermuda Sailing Association and the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association, and then selected by the Bermuda Olympic Association, to be Bermuda's Female Ambassador for the Olympic Youth Camp Cultural Exchange Programme in Beijing, China.

Eleanor was an animal care volunteer at the SPCA from 2004-2007 and a Youth Net Mentor in Bermuda for the academic school year 2007-2008. More recently in Baltimore, as part of the swim team, she participated in community service initiatives each year, including volunteering at the annual Charles Village Fair, cleaning up the grounds of a local high school in Baltimore, and participating in the annual Baltimore Swim Across America event. In 2012, she organized the Swim Across America College Fun Relay Event with one of the event officials and her team won the award for being the top college fund raising team.

Eleanor plans to read for a MSc in Comparative Social Policy at Hertford College, Oxford University.   Top


2012    GABRIEL, M. Alisha    (Bermuda and Hertford) b. 1 April 1988  d. Charlene Gabriel, Paget, Bermuda. Educ: Mount Saint Agnes Academy, Bermuda; The Home Education Academy, Bermuda; Bermuda High School, Bermuda; Academie Ste Cecile International High School, Ontario, Canada; Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland 2008 - 2012.  To read for an MSc by research in Public Health

Alisha attended Mount Saint Agnes Academy, The Home Education Academy and Bermuda High School for Girls. She spent her final years of secondary school at Academie Ste. Cecile International High School (ASCIS) where she achieved top grades and received an award of merit for her Ontario Secondary School Degree. While at ASCIS, Alisha was elected Head Girl of the Student Council and was named a Global Young Leader. In her role of head girl she founded the Christians in Action (CIA) society, created the first Diversity Day and introduced graduation rings and a new school logo.

Alisha is currently studying at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and expects to graduate in June 2012 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics. Throughout medical school, Alisha has earned high honours and was the recipient of the Paget Parish Scholarship, the OIL Scholarship, the Montpelier Re Scholarship and the Knowledge Quest/Green Family Scholarships. Alisha was awarded the RCSI Biomedical Medal and was chosen as a finalist for the Dennis Gill Paediatrics Medal. Due to her excellent academic standing, Alisha won the RCSI alumni research grant and conducted research on Solar Disinfection (SODIS) of drinking water for communities in the developing world.

Alisha has held various leadership positions, including Education Officer of the Surgical and Canadian Societies, Executive Committee Member of the Royal Society of Medicine, Class Representative and Caribbean Society Board Member. Alisha is also the founder and president of the first Bioethics Society at RCSI which has encouraged reflection and debate on important ethical issues. She has also written a paper on end of life care which was accepted for publication in the RCSI medical journal.

Since the age of twelve, Alisha has been a keen long distance swimmer and has competed in championships in Ireland, Canada, Bermuda and the United States. She was captain of the RCSI University Varsity Swim Team and represented RCSI in the Irish National University Championships. She has won two medals for her relay events and was also nominated as Sports Captain of the year in 2010. In Bermuda, Alisha was a swimming instructor for Aquamania and was a member of the Dolphins Swim Club.

Alisha's passion for health care has led her to spend five years working as a summer student at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Alisha conducted and designed a research project, at the hospital, to study the transmission of MRSA through the use of stethoscopes. Alisha is also the Founder and Chairman of the first Bermuda Medical Students’ Society which aims to advise and provide mentorship for Bermudian medical students.

Alisha enjoys music and has been trained by her mother who is a church organist and choir director. Alisha achieved honours in her grade seven Royal Conservatory of Music piano examinations and has also volunteered as a leader of song at St. Michael’s and St. Theresa’s churches in Bermuda. She was also member of the Trinity College folk choir and the RCSI music society.

Alisha has also volunteered her time working with children at Southampton Pre-School, Teen Haven, Bermuda Riding for the Disabled and with the RCSI Reach Program.

Alisha has been accepted at Hertford College and intends to read for an MSc by research in Public Health at the Department of Public Health, Oxford University.   Top


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2010   SMITH, Michèle H.B.  (Bermuda and Pembroke) b. 14 October, 1987, Bermuda.  d. Mark Smith & Mariette Savoie, Paget, Bermuda.  Educ: Bermuda High School for Girls, Bermuda 1996 - 2006; McGill University, Montreal, Canada 2006 - 2010.  To read for a BA in jurisprudence.

Michèle attended the Bermuda High School for Girls in Bermuda and graduated in 2006. While at the Bermuda High School, Michèle was an honours student throughout the later years and passed GCSEs in several subjects with top grades. She also completed the International Baccalaureate with a near perfect score.

Michèle is currently studying for an Honours Degree in History with minor concentrations in Political Science and Economics at McGill University in Montréal, Canada. Michèle has been on the University Dean's Honours List throughout her time at McGill and was awarded the Michael Silverthorne Book Prize by McGill's History Department for her work. She has received and maintained the Edward Beatty Entrance Scholarship as well as the Dudley & Deborah Butterfield Scholarship when she began at McGill in 2006. During her studies at McGill she also became a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, and received the Sara and Maurice Greenblatt Scholarship for Academic Achievement.

Michèle served as a House Leader and Form Prefect at the Bermuda High School. Her various activities, including piano, karate and volunteering at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo throughout high school allowed Michèle to achieve her Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award in 2005. 

Michèle is a keen debater and has participated in several local competitions and represented Bermuda internationally at the 2005 World's Debating in Calgary, Canada. She has continued her enthusiasm for debate by coordinating a committee for the past two years at the Secondary School's United Nations Symposium, which provides the opportunity to North American high school students to participate in a Model United Nations Conference. She has also assisted in the organization of McGill's Model United Nations Conference for the past two years and co-founded the Non-Governmental Organizations Committee.

Michèle is very involved in the Classics Students’ Association at McGill; she has served as Secretary and now as Vice President External, where she has aided in organizing activities and events for the Classics community on campus. She has also been an editor for Hirundo, McGill’s Classical Studies Journal, for the past three years.

Michèle has been accepted at Pembroke College and intends to read for a BA in Jurisprudence.   Top


2009  HALL, Lucy C    (Bermuda and University)  b. 30 September, 1987, Bermuda. d. Adrian & Susan Hall, Flatts, Bermuda. Educ: Bermuda High School for Girls, Bermuda 1992-1996; Saltus Grammar School, Bermuda 1996-1999; Cheltenham Ladies' College, England 1999-2006; University of Warwick, England 2006-2009. To read for MSt in English Literature (1551-1780).

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).   Top


2008 RANCE, D.A. Edward   (Bermuda and Wolfson) b. 16 September, 1986, Bermuda  s. Mary & Allan Rance, Bermuda. Educ:  Saltus Grammar School, Bermuda 1995-2003; Sevenoaks School, England 2003-2005; University Of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam College, England 2005-2008.  To read for a MSc in Contemporary India.

Edward attended Saltus Grammar School in Bermuda and graduated in 2003 after successfully completing his GCSEs. He received the Headmaster’s Prize for the best GCSE results and five subject prizes.

He next attended Sevenoaks School in the United Kingdom where, in 2005, he completed the International Baccalaureate with a near perfect score. While at Sevenoaks, he was awarded the top faculty prizes in English, History and Economics.

After graduating from Sevenoaks, he was named a Bermuda Government Scholar and a Fessenden-Trott Undergraduate Scholar.

He is currently at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge where he is reading for a Bachelor of Arts in English. He has received a First Class at Cambridge and was elected the Sir John Stratton Scholar of English and the K.L. Desai Prize winner. His critical writings were awarded his college’s Foundation Essay Prize.

While at Fitzwilliam, Edward represented the college in rowing as a member of the senior Men’s First VIII. He has been awarded Fitzwilliam Colours and a commemorative college blade. Edward has also been active in student politics at Fitzwilliam by representing international students on the Junior Members Association.

In the summer months, he has been sponsored by Fitzwilliam College to teach English as a second language. He has worked in local schools in Argentina, as well as universities in Hong Kong and China.

Edward participated in several musical ensembles at Saltus and was a cellist in the Bermuda Philharmonic Orchestra. He was also involved in productions by the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society. Currently, he sings in the Fitzwilliam College Chapel Choir, with whom he has produced a CD. He holds a diploma in performance from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

Edward hopes for a career in writing. He has been accepted at Wolfson College and intends to read for a MSc in Contemporary India at Oxford University.   Top


2007 HUNTER, Christie Anne Kemp  (Bermuda and Keble/Lincoln).b. 26th December, 1984, Bermuda  d. Mr Scott Hunter & Dr Janet Kemp, Sandys, Bermuda.  Educ: Bermuda High School (Bermuda) 1989-2001; Saltus Senior Year (Bermuda) 2001-2002; Brown University (USA) 2002-2006.
To read for a MSt in Women's Studies

Christie attended Bermuda High School for twelve years, graduating in 2001 with distinction after successfully completing her GCSEs. While at Bermuda High School, Christie was head girl, the recipient of the Marjorie Hallett Scholarship, and the recipient of awards for excellence and/or top grades in English, History, Business Studies and Drama and Speech. Christie then attended Saltus Graduate Year, where she was appointed deputy-head girl and graduated with double honours. While at school in Bermuda, Christie was the recipient of the 2001 Bermuda Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Outstanding Student Award and Bermuda’s National Teen Leadership Award. She was named a Bermuda Government Scholar and was also the recipient of the Fessenden Trott Academic Scholarship.

In September 2002, Christie entered Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. She graduated from Brown in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a focus in International Relations. During her undergraduate studies, Christie spent a semester at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia where she took advantage of the opportunity to travel to New Zealand and Thailand. At Brown, Christie was selected as one of three students to have a health policy paper featured in the Brown Policy Review, a chapter of The Roosevelt Institution. She also conducted research for a coalition of Rhode Island organizations lobbying for universal health care and presented the findings at the Brown and Yale Health Policy Conference. Christie completed an internship with a national congressional campaign and was an investigative intern at the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights. During her summer breaks, Christie attended the Global Young Leadership Conference in Australia and was selected for the Bermuda Summer Internship Program (SIP) where she interned at ACE Insurance, HSBC Bank of Bermuda, and Deloitte & Touche. 

Since the age of twelve, Christie has been very keen on debating. As a member of the National Debate Team, she represented Bermuda in the World Schools Debating Championships in the USA (2000), in South Africa (2001) and in Singapore (2002), assuming the role of team Co-Captain in 2001 and team Captain in 2002. After graduating from Brown, she took on the role of judge at the 2006 World Schools Debating Championships in Wales. 

Christie has had an active community involvement in Bermuda and around Brown University. Her volunteer activities included initiating, designing and teaching a program to assist teens in a public high school in Providence and, as a member of the Bermuda Debate Society, helping with an outreach programme aimed at increasing student involvement in debate.

Christie was employed as a Human Capital Consultant at Deloitte Bermuda for a year after graduating from Brown, where she was involved primarily in recruitment initiatives. 

Christie has been accepted at Keble College and intends to read for a Masters in Women's Studies at Oxford with the hope of furthering her understanding of factors that influence the effectiveness of communication and leadership styles of women leaders in the corporate culture.  Top


2006 BUTLER, Jay A H (Bermuda and Exeter) b. 1st June, 1983, Paget, Bermuda s. Mr Dale Butler & Dr June Hill, Paget, Bermuda. Educ: Gilbert Institute (Bermuda) 1988-1995; Warwick Academy (Bermuda) 1995-2000; United World College Of The Atlantic (Wales) 2000-2002; Harvard University (MA, USA) 2002-2006.
To read for a BA in Jurisprudence.

Mr. Butler attended Gilbert Institute and Warwick Academy until 2000. While at Warwick, Jay was head boy and received numerous departmental prizes, as well as an award for the best results in the IGCSEs and the 2000 Bermuda Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Outstanding Student Award.

He then moved to the United World College of the Atlantic in Wales where he served in the Community Education Partnership tutoring local school children and graduated from the college in 2002 with a near perfect score in the International Baccalaureate. He was then named a Bermuda Government Scholar in 2002 and also awarded the Sir Henry Tucker Scholarship.

Jay is currently studying for a degree in History at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from where he is expected to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts, History (Honors) in June 2006. Jay is a member of the Kuumba Singers, the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra and an active volunteer at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. Jay has received a number of scholarships, awards and grants in respect of his work at Harvard and was named a Harvard College Scholar for 2003-2004 and 2004-2005.

Jay is an accomplished musician, particularly on the violin, and has been a member of orchestras in Bermuda and at the schools and universities he has attended. Most recently, Jay appeared, along with other students from Harvard, at a concert in the Cathedral in Bermuda playing the Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in D Minor.

Jay has a keen interest in human rights and received the Harvard University Committee on Human Rights Studies Summer Internship Grant in 2004 for work with the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre in New Delhi, India. Jay intends to study law with the view of continuing his interest in human rights.  Top


2005 MURPHY, Tucker (Bermuda and Merton) b. 21st Oct, 1981, Dallas, Texas, USA (Bermudian) s. of L Michael & Lucy E T Murphy, Paget, Bermuda.   Educ: Saltus Grammar School (Bermuda) 1986-1995; St Paul's School, NH, USA 1995-1999; Dartmouth College, NH, USA 2000-2004.  To read for an MSc in Biology (Integrative Science) in the Department of Zoology.

Tucker Murphy attended Saltus Grammar School in Bermuda until 1995 and then moved to St. Paul's School in New Hampshire, USA. He graduated from St. Paul's magna cum laude with distinction in humanities, mathematics and science.

Tucker spent a year working in Argentina before going on to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, graduating in June 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology modified with Anthropology, magna cum laude. While at Dartmouth he excelled in a number of disciplines and among other honours received academic citations for distinguished work in Spanish literature, architecture, biology and anthropology.

Tucker is a keen athlete. In addition to running in local races, he has competed in rowing and cross-country skiing. He rowed for the varsity at St. Paul's and was stroke of the freshman heavyweight crew at Dartmouth. He also captained the St. Paul's School Cross-Country Ski Team and as a member of Dartmouth's Cross-Country Ski Team he competed in the US and Argentine National Championships.

Tucker has spent some of his spare time working to bring scientific ideas to a broad public audience. He served as a writer and Associate Editor of the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science, worked as the "Crittercam Intern" at the National Geographic Society and volunteered at Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont.

Since graduation in June 2004, Murphy has completed a studio-based architecture course with Harvard Design School's Career Discovery Program and a Wilderness EMT course in Conway, New Hampshire. 

See also: Dartmouth College's Press Release 2004Top


2004 FERREIRA, David A F (Bermuda and Oxford Brookes) b. 28th Aug, 1981, Paget, Bermuda s. of Alvin T and Pamela Ferreira, Paget, Bermuda.  Educ: Saltus Cavendish (Bermuda) 1985-1988; Saltus Junior School (Bermuda) 1988-1990; Cothill House (UK) 1990-1995; Eton College (UK) 1995-2000; University Of Pennsylvania (USA) 2000-2004.
To read BA in Jurisprudence.

Mr. Ferreira attended Saltus Junior School and subsequently Cothill House in the United Kingdom. In 1995 he entered Eton College in the United Kingdom where he earned 11 GCSEs (all at A grade or above) and 3 A levels.

Mr. Ferreira  attends the University of Pennsylvania from where he anticipates graduating in May, 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics. While at University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Ferreira spent a semester in Rome at Temple University.

Mr. Ferreira is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys cricket. While at school, he was captain of the eleven cricket team and at home has been a member and team player of Southampton Rangers Sports Club. He was named Western County Outstanding Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002 and was a member of the Bermuda Under-Nineteen and Under-Twenty-Three Squads. He has continued his cricketing in the United States by playing for the Merion Cricket Club of Philadelphia. His other sporting involvements include the University of Pennsylvania Squash Team, football and rugby.

Mr. Ferreira actively participated in a number of societies and committees at school and university. In Philadelphia, he is part of the student government and he works with a student organization that raises funds to provide voluntary assistance within the community. 
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FHerring2.jpg (45667 bytes)2003 HERRING, Fiona E (Bermuda and Brasenose)  b.28th Nov, 1980, Paget, Bermuda d. of Lionel and Sheila Herring, Warwick, Bermuda.  Educ Port Royal School (Bermuda) 1985-1992; Saltus Grammar School (Bermuda) 1992-1998; Dartmouth College (USA) 1998-2002; London School of Economics (UK) 2002-2003.
Research Student for Management at Said Business School.

Fiona attended Port Royal Primary School and Saltus Grammar School in Bermuda, and was Head Girl of both. She graduated from Saltus in 1998 with distinction, and entered Dartmouth College in the United States. She graduated from Dartmouth in June 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, and is currently studying for a Master of Science in the Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in England. She was a recipient of the Sir Harry D. Butterfield Undergraduate Scholarship and the Nicholl Postgraduate Scholarship.

While at Dartmouth, Fiona spent three months on the University of Pittsburgh’s Semester at Sea program, circumnavigating the globe and studying the nine countries visited en route.

Fiona participated in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, and received bronze, silver and gold awards. She was a member of Sharks Swim Club, and has coached many young swimmers in Bermuda. She is also a keen hockey player, and played for the Bermuda national team, representing Bermuda at the Junior Pan American Games in Chile. Fiona pursued her interest in hockey while at Dartmouth and continues to do so at LSE.

Fiona obtained peer-advising qualifications while at Dartmouth, and has been active within the various communities in which she has found herself. She has also taken on mentoring roles in the interest of her fellows.  Top


2002 LEITCH, Trevor J (Bermuda and Wadham)  b. 22nd Jan. 1980, N.J. U.S.A. s. of James and Donna Leitch, Sandy's, Bermuda. Educ Saltus Grammar School (Bermuda) 1992-1998; Princeton Univ. (N.J. U.S.A.) 1998-2002.
To read for PPE

Mr Leitch was a graduate of Port Royal Primary School and Saltus Grammar School. While at Saltus, he was the top student in all six years and graduated in 1998 as Valedictorian. In September, 1998, Mr Leitch was admitted to Princeton University in the United States from where he graduated this year with an AB Degree in Economics and a Certificate in Finance. He was a recipient of the Sir Henry Tucker Scholarship, the Outstanding Student Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bermuda and an Advance Placement Scholar with Distinction.

Mr Leitch was a debater and was a member of the Bermuda Debate Society. He captained the winning school team in the National Debate Tournament and was awarded the Best Individual Debater. Top


2001 (NO ELECTION)


2000 PACHECO, Nicholas M (Bermuda and Christ Church) b.23rd Oct. 1978, Bermuda. s. of John L and Deborah S. Pacheco, Smiths, Bermuda. Educ Mount Saint Agnes Academy (Bermuda) 1983-96; Queen's Univ. (Ontario, Canada) 1996-2000.
To read for Integrated Bioscience

Mr. Pacheco graduated of Mount Saint Agnes Academy in Bermuda where he was ranked first in his class throughout most of his school days. He received medals in science, mathematics and leadership. Mr. Pacheco was the valedictorian of his class and the Nicholl Shield winner. He attended Queen's University, Ontario, Canada where he studied for a bachelor of science (with honours) in biology and chemistry.

Mr. Pacheco is a debater. He lead his school team to victory in Bermuda and represented Bermuda in international debate tournaments abroad. Mr. Pacheco continued debating while at university and served as President of the Debating Society at Queens.

Mr. Pacheco had many leadership roles in Bermuda. He was captain of his house in school and president of the student council. He also received bronze, silver and gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards. Mr. Pacheco has a fondness for outdoors activities and has spent time with Outward Bound. He also enjoys a number of recreational sports. Top


1999 TERCEIRA, Nicola J (Bermuda and Trinity) b.4th Dec. 1977, Bermuda. d.of Mr and Mrs Ronald Terceira, Paget. Educ. Mount Saint Agnes Academy (Bermuda) 1982-95; Hotchkiss, (Conn, USA) Summer, 1993; McGill Univ, (Montreal, Canada) 1995-99. 
To read for a MSc in Epidemiology.

Nicola attended Mount Saint Agnes Academy in Bermuda and maintained a top standing throughout her secondary school education. Amongst her accomplishments at Mount Saint Agnes, Nicola was the valedictorian of her class and a section editor of the yearbook. Nicola was awarded the Sir Harry D. Butterfield Scholarship and proceeded to McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She is currently studying for a Bachelor of Science degree in honours microbiology and immunology and is due to graduate in 1999.

Nicola has a keen interest in outdoor activities and was involved with the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme where she attained the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. Her interest continued in outdoor activities at McGill University where she is a member of the McGill University Outdoors Club and during the summer of 1998 she instructed one of the Bermuda Outward Bound courses. Nicola has also made a point of volunteering within the community and on campus. Her other interests including singing and dancing in particular. Top


1998 SINGLETON, Colm (Bermuda and New College) b.20th March, 1976, Bermuda. s. of Mr and Mrs Derek Singleton, Southampton. Educ. Saltus Grammar (Bermuda) 1980-91; Hotchkiss, (Conn, USA) 1991-94; Princeton Univ, (NJ, USA) 1994-98. To read for a BA in jurisprudence.

Mr Singleton attended Saltus Grammar School up to 1991 and maintained a top standing throughout his 3 years in the senior school. He continued his secondary education at the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, USA graduating with honours in 1994. Mr Singleton then proceeded to Princeton University, New Jersey where his current course of study is a BA in history. He is due to graduate in 1998.

Colm has taken several summer study programs. During the summer of 1995 he attended Sorbonne University to study advance French language and in 1996 Colm travelled to Rome to study Italian language, Renaissance, Baroque and Roman art.

Colm is an active debater and has represented Bermuda in the World Schools Debating Championships and Princeton University in the Intercollegiate Debate Championships. He is also a keen tennis player. Top


 

1997 PITMAN, Rebecca (Bermuda and Worcester) b.12th November, 1973, Bermuda. d. of Mr and Mrs Gary Pitman, Warwick. Educ. Warwick Academy (Bermuda) 1985-90; UWC (NM, USA) 1990-92; Queen's University (Canada) 1992-96; Indiana University (Bermuda) 1996-97. To read M.Sc in Sociology

Miss Pitman attended Warwick Academy and graduated in 1990 with eleven GCE 'O' levels. Following just over a year at The Armand Hammer United World College, Miss Pitman proceeded on to Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. There she pursued her degree in Political Studies and Sociology and graduated with Class I Honours in May, 1996. She has since been taking several Master's level courses in Counseling Psychology at Indiana University.

Miss Pitman has always maintained an active interest in athletics and physical fitness. In particular, she represented Bermuda at meets on many occasions abroad. Miss Pitman has participated in numerous volunteer activities which she assisted in organizing at University. Top


1996 (NO PLACEMENT)


1995 HUBBARD, Katherine F (Bermuda and Magdalen) b. 26th September, 1971, England. d. of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Hubbard, Southampton. Educ. Warwick Academy (Bermuda) 1983-88; Loughborough College (England) 1988-89; University of Newcastle (England) 1989-94. To read p.r.s. in Social & Community Medicine. 1996.m. Michelmore

Miss Hubbard attended Warwick Academy and graduated in 1988 with twelve GCE 'O' levels (10 at grade A). Following a year at Loughborough College where she obtained three GCE 'A' levels, Miss Hubbard proceeded on to the University of Newcastle to pursue her life-long ambition in the study of medicine. She graduated from the University of Newcastle in July, 1994 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (with distinction). She is currently completing two six month internships at hospitals in Newcastle and Durham.

Miss Hubbard was head girl at Warwick Academy and has participated in a number of activities organized at University. In addition, she was member of the viola section of the orchestra at the University of Newcastle. Top


1994 STOREY, Christina E (Bermuda and Corpus Christi) b. 8 May, 1970, Montreal, Canada. d. of Mr D and Mrs E Storey, Sandys. Educ. Bermuda High Sch (Bermuda) 1975-80; Millfield Sch (England) 1980-86; Phillips Exeter Academy, (New Hmpshre) 1986-88; Harvard University (Mass) 1989-93. To read M.Ltrs. Hist / Mod Lang.

Christina attended Bermuda High School and Millfield School in England where she obtained ten Oxbridge "O" levels. Christina also attended Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire and received a diploma at the completion of her studies. In 1989, Christina entered Harvard University, Massachusetts, where her field of concentration was Italian renaissance Studies. She graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude with highest honours.

Christina is also an accomplished sailor, both competitively and as a qualified sailing instructor, teaching adults and children.

Before entering Oxford, Christina intends to work in the Gregorian Institute of the Vatican in Rome where her subjects are classical Greek, medieval Latin and the study of ancient writing. Top


1993 BERMINGHAM, Emma (Bermuda and Merton) b. 24 September, 1970, Bermuda. d. of Mr & Mrs A. Bermingham, Warwick. Educ. Warwick Academy 1982-87; Bermuda College 1987-88; Brown University (Rhode Island) 1988-92.
BA in Law - received 2/2. 1995.m. Jose Lopez

Emma attended Warwick Academy in Bermuda. She holds twelve GCEs at "O" level. In addition, Emma attended the Bermuda College in Bermuda for one year and obtained a GPA of 4.0 for her studies during that time. Emma attended Brown University to study for a degree in Applied Mathematics/Economics. In May, 1992 she successfully completed the course and was awarded an Honours BA, Magna Cum Laude.

Whilst at Brown, Emma was involved on University boards and in a number of student groups. She was also active in various extra curricular activities and received praise for her assumption of leadership roles in a number of circumstances.

Before entering Oxford, Emma was employed by the Advisory Board Company in Washington DC in the Banking Board Custom Research Division and engaged in research projects relating to current banking issues. Top


1992 DRAYCOTT, Simon C (Bermuda and St Johns) b. 14 October, 1972, Bermuda. s. of T. Draycott. Educ. Saltus Gr Sch (Bermuda) 1979-89; Sevenoaks Sch (UK) 1989/91. To read Experimental Psychology

Simon attended Saltus Grammar School in Bermuda and Sevenoaks School in Kent, England. He holds nine GCSEs (all at Grade A) as well as an international Baccalaureate diploma (with 43 points). Simon was admitted to St John's College, Oxford in October, 1991 reading for a degree in experimental psychology.

Simon has a keen interest in caring for the less fortunate and has spent much time in volunteer service at a hospital in Bermuda for the mentally handicapped. He has also, while at school in England, spent time assisting retarded children at a special school.

Simon was captain of the school rugby team at Saltus in Bermuda and a member of Sevenoaks' First XV. He has also played rugby for club sides in Bermuda and was a member of Bermuda's under 21 rugby team. As a member of that team he recently travelled to Canada for a tour. He is keen on other sports and has competed on school teams in swimming, cross-country, athletics and basketball. He is also interested in music and plays the clarinet. Top


1991 HORSEMAN, Juliana M (Bermuda and St John) b. 17 September, 1967, Bermuda. d. of Mr Tommy and Mrs Julia Horseman. Educ. Mount St Agnes (Bermuda) 1972-79; Warwick Academy (Bermuda) 1979-84; The Taft School (Connecticut) 1984-85; Stanford University (California) 1985-89; Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Paris) 1986-1987; UCLA (California) 1990-1991. To read BA Jurisprudence (law).

Juliana read history at Stanford University in California graduating with honours in 1989. Her time at Stanford included a year of study at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris. Since then she has been attending the University of California at Los Angeles Law School. Extracurricular activities include time spent at Hallett, Whitney & Patton as a legal assistant and work as a reporter and newsreader for the Stanford Daily and university radio station. She also wrote for the Stanford University History Journal and acted in productions for the Taft Repertory Company. In 1987 Juliana won the Bermuda Ladies' Amateur Stroke play Golf Championship, having represented Bermuda in a number of junior tournaments. She also played for the Stanford University varsity golf team. She is also a swimmer and previously competed in a number of competitions. Her sporting prowess has also given her the opportunity to travel to a number of countries.

Juliana is fluent in French and proficient in Italian and German. Top


1990 STUBBS, David Alexander (Bermuda and New College) b. 11 November, 1967, Bermuda. s. Dr J. & Mrs M. Stubbs. Educ. Saltus Gr. Sch (Bermuda) 1972-78; Fessenden Sch (Mass) 1978-81; St Pauls Sch (New Hampshire) 1981-85; Alliance Francaise (Paris) 1985-86; Brown University (Rhode Island) 1986-90. M.Phil Russian and East European Studies

David spent a year at the Alliance Francaise in Paris and in September, 1986 entered Brown University in Rhode Island. David completes his Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and Russian Language and Literature in June of this year.

He has a number of sporting achievements. At St. Paul's School he was captain of the track and field team. While at Brown University, he had a significant involvement in rowing and was stroke of Brown's boat in a number of American regattas. Top


1989 SOARES, Jay Jay (Bermuda and Lady Margaret Hall) b. 3 January, 1966 s. of Mr & Mrs John Soares of Bailey's Bay. Educ. Saltus Gr. Sch. 1971-83; Mount Allison Univ, New Brunswick (USA) 1983-84; McGill Univ (Montreal) 1984-88 - BA Sci w/ first class honours, 1988. To Read Medicine.

Mr Soares attended Saltus Grammar School from 1971-82, and completed the Saltus senior year in 1983. In the same year, he went to Mount Allison University in New Brunswick and combined studies with his membership on te varsity wrestling team. In 1984, Mr Soares entered McGill University in Montreal and enrolled in the psychology programme. In the spring of 1988, he was granted a Bachelor of Science degree with first class honours. Top


1988 CASH, David S (Bermuda and St John's) b.11 March, 1965 Bermuda. s. of Mr John & Mrs Pamela G. Cash. Educ. Saltus Gr. Sch.(Bermuda) 1972-75; Caldicott Sch. (England) 1975-78; Radley Coll. (England) 1979-83; Univ of Waterloo (Canada) 1983-88.
MSc in Applied Statistics

Mr Cash obtained four "A" levels at Radley in July, 1983 all at grade A. He studied for a degree in statistical and actuarial science at the University of Waterloo where he was also the captain of both the university swim and water polo teams. Top


1987 ROBINSON, Emma (Bermuda and St. Catherine's) b. 22 June 1966 d. of Mr & Mrs A.T. Robinson, Hamilton Parish Educ Bermuda Institute (Bermuda) 1976-81; Bermuda College (Bermuda) 1981-82; Bryn Mawr College (Wales) 1983-86. M.Sc. in Pharmacology Top


1986 WHALEY, Anthony Devon (Bermuda and Brasenose) b. 10 October, 1964 Bermuda. s. of Mr & Mrs Anthony R. Whaley. Educ. Warwick Academy (Bermuda) 1975-80; Bermuda College 1980-82; Univ of Kent (England) 1982-1985; Consul of Legal Educ. (England) 1985-1988. Degree BCL. Top


1985 BROCK, Malcolm Vernon (Bermuda and St. Antony's) b. 27 February, 1964 Bermuda. s. of Mr & Mrs Mansfield H. Brock, Pembroke. Educ. Bermuda College (Bermuda) 1981-82; Princeton University (New Jersey) 1982-85. Degree M.Litt. Japanese Studies. Top


1984 HANKEY, Steven James (Bermuda and St. John's) b. 20 July, 1962, Bermuda s. of Mr & Mrs Maurice Hankey, Warwick. Educ. Saltus Gr Sch (Bermuda) 1967-73; Warwick Academy (Bermuda) 1973-78; Atlantic College (Wales) 1978-80; Queen's University (Ontario) 1980-84. B.A. Jurisprudence. Top


1983 KEYES, James Michael (Bermuda and Hertford) b. 12 May 1963, Bermuda s. of Mr & Mrs Michael Keyes, Pembroke. Educ. Saltus Gr Sch. (Bermuda) 1974-76; Oundle, Peterborough (England) 1976-81; Oxford University; College of Law 1986-88
BA PPE.
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1982 CABRAL, Warren W (Bermuda and St. Edmund Hall) b. 1 December, 1960, Bermuda. s. of Mr & Mrs Raynold Cabral. Educ. Saltus Gr Sch. (Bermuda) 1965-76; Upper Canada College (Canada) 1976-79; McGill Univ., Montreal (Canada) 1979-82.
BA Jurisprudence.
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1981 LANCASTER, Guy N. (Bermuda and Corpus Christi). To read English. Top


1980 (NO ELECTION)


1979 COLLIS, John Charles Ross (Bermuda and Corpus Christi).b.9 June, 1958 Bermuda. s. of C.T.M. Collis (Bermuda & Corpus 1953). Educ. Saltus Gr. Sch. 1969-74; Rugby Sch. (England) 1974-6; McGill Univ. 1976-9, B. Com. 1979; Corpus Christi 1979-81 , BA Jurisprudence. 10 Keith Hall Road, Warwick WK06, Bermuda. Top


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