Self-Help gives two scholarships

The
Self-Help Community Foundation, has awarded students Mikhail McLaughlin $1,000 and
Sherelle Clarke $385 toward their studies at the University College of the
Cayman Islands.

The
scholars are the first two applicants to receive financial assistance from the
foundation this year.

 The grant will help Mr. McLaughlin pursue his
first summer semester of his Bachelor’s degree in Management with a minor in
Sociology and Miss Clarke with her summer semester of her Associates of Arts degree
in Business Administration.

The
recipients said: “We thank the New Self-Help Community Foundation for once
again supporting our educational endeavours. It is comforting to know that
organisations such as this are willing to make investments in Cayman’s future
through aspiring young people like ourselves. This is but one significant milestone
on the road to success.”

According
to a press release from the foundation, the investment by the organisation, which
helps teenagers to develop a sense of self-worth, independence and community spirit,
is an indication of the value it places in young people.

The
monetary awards were funded by the foundation’s Annual Talent Exposition of the
Arts and the supporters and friends of the foundation.

JC
Connor, the Self-Help Community Foundation’s chief executive officer, said:
“Our vision is to help young people, talented individuals reach their full
academic potential”.

For
further information about the foundation and its objectives, email [email protected] .

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