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Sep 14, 2011

2 Belizeans win scholarship to UK

Two Belizeans are heading to the United Kingdom having been awarded the 2011 Chevening scholarships. Orlando Vera from the Forensics Lab will be pursuing a Masters Degree in Forensic Science and Police Inspector Marcelino Choco will be doing a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. Both will attend Strathclyde University in Glasgow.  Vera and Choco were hosted at a reception on Tuesday by the British High Commissioner, Pat Ashworth.

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2 Responses for “2 Belizeans win scholarship to UK”

  1. roska says:

    Bravo for these 2 gentlemen….. special kudos for Vera… I know him personally from early childhood…. such examples should our youths follow today…

    Vera is from a very small village in Corozal Dist… grew up in a very poor and humble family… through much sacrifice completed his studies at Escuela Mexico… was one of the first students to pass CXCs in Science back then in the early 90′s…. completed his sixth form studies through working scholarships…..after so many obstacles he became Belize’s first Ballistics Expert…now he is a promising forensic analyst…. WHO SAYS POVERTY ONLY BREEDS CRIMINALS…???? WAKE UP POOR PEOPLE… STOP USING POVERTY AS AN EXCUSE TO LAZYNES, MEDIOCRITY AND CRIME!!!

  2. Elgin Martinez says:

    Kudos to these guys and best of luck.

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