Scotiabank is a patron sponsor of The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation
Primary Student to Receive Scotiabank Scholarship
Nassau, The Bahamas, May 3, 2016 – Scotiabank renewed its patron sponsorship of The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation. The Bank will award a scholarship to the 2nd runner up of The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, 2016.
"Scotiabank remains committed to helping young people in the community become better off, "said Maxine Seymour, Manager, Public & Corporate Affairs, Sponsorships & Philanthropy, Scotiabank. "We are proud to partner with the Foundation in celebrating the achievements of ambitious elementary school students. We wish these top performers every success as they embark on their high school journey."
Scotiabank's 2016 scholarship cheque was presented by last year's recipient, Dariq Chase, during a special visit to the Bank. Chase is a 7th grade student at Aquinas College and is making the most of high school, participating in drama, choir, Key Club, and Unesco Eco Club all while maintaining good grades. He likes to read, swim and play video games.
Through our global community investment strategy, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2015, Scotiabank contributed $67 million to help our communities around the world.
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Pictured (L to R): Ricardo P. Deveaux, President & CEO, Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation receives a sponsorship cheque from Dariq Chase (formerly of Oakes Field Primary School), Scotiabank's 2015 recipient and Maxine Seymour, Manager Public & Corporate Affairs, Sponsorships & Philanthropy, Scotiabank.
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