Conyers awards UCCI scholarship

Cayman Islands law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman has awarded its 2009 University College of the Cayman Islands scholarship to Caymanian Sherry Ann Smith.

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Keisha Syms, left, and UCCI recipient Sherry Ann Smith. Photo: Submitted

Valued at US$5,000, the award will cover tuition, registration and textbook costs for ILEX certification as a legal secretary. According to the release from the law firm, subject to attaining specified grades, the scholarship can be renewed for a further year.

The release went on to state that Sherry Ann Smith submitted an impressive application and was chosen as the recipient of this year’s Award through a highly competitive selection process involving both a written application and an extensive interview process.

Ms Smith has just started her legal secretarial course.

The firm’s human resources manager, Keisha Syms said: ‘We are pleased to… see such a high level of talented Caymanians apply for the award. Sherry’s impressive energy and enthusiasm in striving for and achieving her goals stood out and made her an impressive candidate for the scholarship. We wish her well in her studies.’

Conyers Dill & Pearman provides support, assistance and training within the legal profession to young Caymanians. For more information about the firm’s legal scholarship opportunities visit our website conyersdillandpearman.com.

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