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Date:Friday, March 08,2019
Distribution: All Media

8 Female Student #IWD2019 Short Essay Contest Winners Recognised

On this International Women's Day, we are proud to announce the 8 female student authors whose “What does female empowerment mean to you?” 200 word short essays were chosen as the best in our #IWD2019 contest!









They are:

Aaliyah Lee – The Berkeley Institute Essay

Amirh Wade – The Berkeley Institute Essay

Emilia Stowe – The Berkeley Institute (not pictured) Essay

Alexis Lodge – Bermuda High School Essay

McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett – Warwick Academy (not pictured) Essay

Katarina Rance – Bermuda High School (not pictured) Essay

Kimora Waddell-Smith – Clearwater Middle School Essay

Marley Brown – Bermuda Institute Essay

There were 6 senior school winners (from The Berkeley Institute, Bermuda High School & Warwick Academy) and 2 middle school winners (from Clearwater Middle School & Bermuda Institute).

The young ladies met Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley and were given a behind the scenes look at the operation of the Bermuda Police Service by four women in positions of leadership within the organisation – Superintendent Na’imah Astwood, Inspector Tracy Burgess, Detective Inspector Derricka Burns & Detective Inspector Karema Flood.

We thank all students that entered – their essays showed great insight and a commitment to #BalanceforBetter!

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department