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Sep 4, 2019

Rotary Club Sunrise Belize Partners With Puma for Scholarship Initiative

The Rotary Club Sunrise Belize and Puma partnered for a scholarship programme that this year will benefit twenty-five students. Today, five of the students: Juan Norales, Carlos Norales, Alexia Murillo, Kurt CutKelvin, who have been admitted to Anglican Cathedral College, were officially awarded their educational grant. A small ceremony was held at the Saint John’s Cathedral in Belize City. President of the Rotary Club of Belize Sunrise, Doctor Selma Bermudez explained that the initiative is in line with the club’s mandate to promote education.


Dr. Selma Bermudez, President of Rotary Club Sunrise

Dr. Selma Bermudez

“We have students going into standard five, standard six and high school and we hope to continue partner with Puma to see these students go all the way to fourth and graduation. The scholarships are for twenty five students but the five students here are accepted to ACC so we have from different school. It is a tuition scholarship so it is the price of tuition that the school has. We will also help with mentoring, tutoring if need be so it is all cumulative price. This means everything to a child. I think education is fundamental and everybody deserves an education. So if we can help, that is just what we will do. I trust that these students would take this opportunity and do good with it.”

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