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Dozen Proud of Them Caymanians named

Twelve young Caymanians, ranging in age from 14 to 24, have been named the 2020 Proud of Them honourees for their achievements in academics, sports, career and community service.

New Proud of Them recipients announced

The Ministry of Education announced 12 new Proud of Them award winners at a reception and dinner Wednesday evening at the George Town Yacht Club.

Nominations open for ‘Proud of Them’

The twice-yearly “Proud of Them” award scheme is once again seeking to recognize excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands.

EDITORIAL – Recognizing, and applauding, our exceptional students

This year’s Dart Scholars and government’s Proud of Them award recipients set powerfully positive examples for their peers.

Officials announce Proud of Them recipients

A dozen students were honored Wednesday evening at the annual Proud of Them award ceremony at the George Town Yacht Club.
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‘Proud of Them’ nominations open

Nominations for the annual “Proud of Them” initiative, which honors the achievements of individual young people in the Cayman Islands, are now open.

Proud of Them: Jennelle McLaughlin honored for community service

Jennelle McLaughlin, 25, has been recognized by the Proud of Them initiative for her community service work.

Proud of Them: Isabella Powery honored for sporting achievements

Isabella Powery, 14, has been recognized by the Proud of Them initiative for her impressive collection of sporting accomplishments in martial arts, track and rugby over the last several years.

Proud of Them: Ashli Welcome honored for academic work

Ashli Brianne Welcome, 22, is being recognized by the Proud of Them initiative for her academic achievements.

Proud of Them: Joshewa Frederick-Charlery honored for football prowess

Footballer Joshewa Frederick-Charlery, 20, is being recognized by the Proud of Them initiative for his sporting achievements.

Proud of Them: Kareem Foster honored for sporting achievements

Amateur footballer Kareem George Foster, 17, of Bodden Town, has been honored for his achievements in the field of sports.

Proud of Them: Sarah Jackson honored for academics

Sarah Clair Jackson, 17, from George Town, has been recognized in the Proud of Them initiative for her academic work.

Proud of Them: Syms honored for academic work

West Bay’s Janelle Syms, 19, has received a “Proud of Them” accolade for her academic achievements.

Proud of Them: Cadet Corps’ McGill recognized for community service

Up until a few months ago, 20-year-old Jared McGill was a youth member of the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps. During the past seven years, he impressed his superiors with his high and consistent levels of commitment and enthusiasm.

McLaughlin honored for culinary skills

Bradley McLaughlin, 15, of Bodden Town, is being recognized in the culture field of the annual Proud of Them initiative.

Bodden recognized for academic work

Brianna Bodden, 16, has been an exceptional pupil since she started at Clifton Hunter High School. The well-rounded student, with her never-give-up attitude, has been involved in just about every aspect of school life.

Proud of Them: Van Genderen recognized for academic achievements

Anja Ruth van Genderen, 17, of Bodden Town, is among the latest group of young people to be recognized as part of the “Proud of Them” initiative.

Proud of Them honorees chosen for contributions

The faces of some of Cayman’s most accomplished young people will be featured on billboards throughout Grand Cayman in coming months, after a dozen new Proud of Them nominees were chosen.

Proud of Them: Two George Town teens recognized

Martina Watler and Aaron West, both from George Town, are among the young people who are being recognized as part of the Proud of Them campaign. Martina, 15, is featured among the awardees for her academic achievements. According to a press release, her writing skills earned her big recognition and major accolades.

Proud of Them: West Bay’s Kayla Ramos honored

Kayla Ramos of West Bay is among this year’s recipients of the Proud of Them awards in the field of academics.

Proud of Them: Brittany Mobley and Jessica Moore

Two young women from George Town are among this year’s Proud of Them recipients. Brittany Mobley and Jessica Moore will be featured on large billboards throughout Grand Cayman to honor their achievements.

Proud of Them: George Towners Jonathan Christian, Chambria Dalhouse honored

Jonathan Christian, 25 and Chambria Dalhouse, 16, are two of this year’s Proud of Them awardees hailing from George Town.

Proud of Them: Ebanks recognized for sports accomplishments

West Bay native Kaela Ebanks, one of this year’s Proud of Them award recipients, attends South Georgia State College on a partial sports scholarship while pursuing an associate degree in pre-allied health.
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‘Proud of Them’ youth awards open for nominations

Nominations are being accepted through March 20 for the “Proud of Them” awards, which recognize outstanding efforts by youth ages 10 to 25. Twelve young people will be chosen from the nominee pool for their achievements in sports, culture, business, community service or professional work.

Proud of Them: Ayanna Davis-Eden, Felicia Connor honored

Ayanna Davis-Eden and Felicia Connor of George Town were among the 12 Proud of Them finalists honored at a reception at the George Town Yacht Club in August.

Proud of Them: Youths honored for academics, music

Bodden Towners Giselle Ebanks and Bruce Gordon were among the 12 Proud of Them finalists honored at a reception at the George Town Yacht Club this month.

West Bay’s Vanessa Williams a Proud of Them finalist

A number of young people were honored as Proud of Them finalists at a reception at the George Town Yacht Club this month.

Proud of Them: Accolades for young George Towners

A number of young George Towners were honored as Proud of Them finalists at a reception at the George Town Yacht Club this month.

Bodden Town youth among Proud of Them finalists

A number of young Bodden Towners were recently honored for their efforts and accomplishments as Proud of Them finalists at a reception at the George Town Yacht Club this month.

Proud of Them: Crowe honored for academics

Tishan Crowe, 24, is one of the recent young achievers selected for the Proud of Them recognition award.

New ‘Proud of Them’ recipients announced

Twelve young people with strong academic, community service, sports and culture accomplishments were named as the latest honorees of the Proud of Them campaign Wednesday.

Proud of Them nominations close in a week

There is one week left before the nominations period closes for the Proud of Them award scheme.

Proud of Them nomination period opens

The nomination period for the Proud of Them youth recognition program is now open. The public is encouraged to recognize excellence among young people by...

New Proud of Them recipients chosen

Twelve people have been chosen in this year’s Proud of Them initiative to be featured on roadside billboards around Grand Cayman.

Car donated to auto program in memory of slain cousin

The cousin of the late David Ebanks, who was shot dead in West Bay early last year, has donated a car to the apprenticeship program he was involved in.

Prep wins plaudits in Princeton conference

Cayman Prep and High School’s senior Model United Nations team gained recognition and experience at the Princeton Model United Nations Conference.

Proud of Them: Vitoria Buttrum recognized for academic achievements

Vitoria Buttrum, 13, of Bodden Town is the youngest recipient of the Proud of Them award, which she received for her achievements in academics.

Proud of Them: Chanelle Monique Scott recognized for academic achievements

Chanelle Monique Scott, 15, of Bodden Town, received the Proud of Them award for her achievements in academics.

Proud of Them: All-rounder Nathaan Whittaker recognized for achievements

Nathaan Whittaker received the Proud of Them award for his substantial contributions to and accomplishments in all five categories.

Congratulations to Cayman's young scholars

Let us devote a moment to recognizing excellence among the young people of the Cayman Islands.

Proud of Them: Janell Taylor recognized for academic achievement

Janell Taylor, 17, from Bodden Town received the Proud of Them award for her academic achievements.

Proud of Them: Kristiann Powell recognized for community service

Kristiann Powell, 18, from George Town received the Proud of Them award for her extensive involvement in community service efforts throughout the island.

Proud of Them: Melanie Ebanks recognized for cultural, community efforts

George Town native Melanie Ebanks, 22, has received the Proud of Them award for her work in promoting Cayman culture and her involvement in community service activities.

Proud of Them: Abijith Anu receives recognition for academic achievement

Abijith Anu received the Proud of Them award for his many academic accomplishments.

Special Olympics team home in triumph

The Cayman Islands team returned from the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon clutching their 52 medals with pride.

Proud of Them program honors 12 young people

The winners of the government’s fourth round of the “Proud of Them” initiative were announced Wednesday evening during an event at the George Town Yacht Club.

Government launches 4th round of 'Proud of Them'

Nominations are open for government’s fourth round of the “Proud of Them” initiative, which recognizes outstanding young people.

West Bay-based Scholars celebrate Premier League title

Scholars International are the 2014/2015 Premier League champs.

Wolves maul Knights, seek repeat

After a dominant campaign, the Bodden Town Wolves are eager to replicate the feat.

Proud of Them honors squash champion

Seventeen-year-old squash champion Julian Jervis, is the latest recipient for the Proud of Them initiative for his academic and sporting achievements.

Caymanian teen D’Hue named MVP of Chelsea football camp

A Caymanian teenager has won a football competition in Jamaica and impressed coaches from Chelsea Football Club making his ambition to be a professional closer to reality.

‘Proud of Them’ honors culinary student

Bethany Ebanks, a scholar and dedicated hospitality worker, is the latest recipient in the Proud of Them initiative.

Young pilot is ‘Proud of Them’ recipient

Cayman Airways pilot Hakeem Bush is the latest honoree in the 'Proud of Them' initiative.

Business in brief

A roundup of business news.

Cayman is ‘proud’ of Lopez-Francis

Loshana Lopez-Francis, 16, is the recipient of the third round of the Proud of Them nominations.

Webb: Under-15s are golden crop

According to the region’s biggest figure, the Cayman Islands have a great future in women’s football.

Proud of Them honors Brac student

An aspiring psychiatrist, who also filled the role of "Deputy Governor" in Youth Parliament, has been nominated by the Proud of Them initiative for her active role in the community in the Sister Islands.

A role model for youth

Former Miss Teen Cayman Islands runner-up Mariah Tibbetts is recognized for academic excellence.

Teen chosen for excellence award

Alyssa Ebanks, 16, was chosen for the “Pursuit of Excellence Award,” a scheme rolled out this year by a past “Proud of Them” recipient.

New award honors youth

Past Proud of Tgen recipient Lloyd Barker launched his own award initiative to regonize the dedication and hard work of other young people.

Cayman fans kick in wide choice

Cayman is a melting pot of different nationalities and all will be focused on the World Cup in Brazil over the next month.

Deputy Governor lauds hero officers

Two local officers receive kudos for successfully locating a missing teenager in Mexico.

Ebanks is a poster boy now

Boxer Tafari Ebanks is included as one of Proud of Them Committee’s seven young Caymanians to be featured on posters.

‘Proud of Them’ dozen to be featured on billboards

The third round of the “Proud of Them” initiative honors 12 new faces this year.

Young teacher honored

Kimone Chambers, a 23-year-old masters graduate who campaigned against substance abuse in the Cayman Islands, has been regonized by the Proud of Them initiative.

Spikers barely miss out on China

Ileann Powery and Chante Smith-Johnson nearly took Cayman volleyball to new heights.

Young student honored for his achievements

Christopher "Sai" Eccles, 19, has been chosen as a recipient of a Proud of Them award.

Nominations open to recognize young people

The governmetn is again getting ready to recognise youths in the Cayman Islands with the Proud of Them awards.

Proud of them honors student's achievements

Sixteen-year-old Katlen Bush has been nominated for the Proud of Them initiative for her academic achievements and community service.

Student’s role in community honored

Student Leanni Tibbetts, 17, who climbed the ranks of Cadet Corps to the position of sergeant has been recognized by the “Proud of Them” initiative for her active role in the community.

‘Proud of Them’ honors student’s achievements

Seventeen-year-old Madeleine Rowell has been nominated for the second round of the Proud of Them initiative.

Student stars in school, sports

Abigail Stoddart is a star in school and in sports.

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