Scotiabank Funds Scholarship

Outstanding Primary School Student to be Awarded (sub-title)

Nassau, The Bahamas, April 11, 2018 - Scotiabank is a patron sponsor of The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation, funding a scholarship for one of the grade six nominees.

”At Scotiabank, we are committed to providing opportunities that help young persons in our community become better off. The Student of the Year Awards programme is an excellent way to recognize primary school students who have demonstrated academic brilliance,” said Nakera Symonette, Senior Manager, Marketing & Public Relations, Scotiabank Caribbean North. “All the best to this year’s nominees.”

Students from public and private schools throughout The Bahamas will be celebrated during the annual Bahamas Student of the Year Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 19 at Golden Gates World Outreach Ministries.

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Pictured l to r: Nakera Symonette, Senior Manager, Marketing & Public Relations, Scotiabank Caribbean North; Robin Scavella, Director, Legal & Corporate Secretary, Scotiabank Caribbean North; Ricardo P. Deveaux, President & CEO, Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation; and Maxine Seymour, Manager, Public & Corporate Affairs, Sponsorships & Philanthropy, Scotiabank.

For further information, please contact: 
Maxine Seymour
Manager Public & Corporate Affairs, Sponsorships & Philanthropy 
t: (242) 356-1446
f: (242) 356-1601