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Jamaica College Students Awarded Bursaries and Scholarships from JC Florida Alumni Chapter (JCOBAFL)



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Sixteen students at Jamaica College (JC) recently received over J$630,000 in academic scholarships and bursaries for the 2021 school term from the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida (JCOBAFL). The awards were based on the names of benefactors and were presented at a virtual Jamaica College Griffin Award Ceremony broadcast on YouTube on May 30.

In his opening remarks, JC principal Wayne Robinson welcomed the audience to the third virtual Griffin Awards ceremony and thanked Xavier Murphy and the JCOBAFL for providing the awards in the various categories.

The benefactors of the awards were Hugh Osborne; Basil M. Bernard, chair of Apricot Office Interiors; Dr. Donald Dixon; Hermann Vernon; Mark Hamilton; Tony Budall; Ricky A. McCalla; Louis Hoy; R. Danny Williams; Teddy Alexander; Dr. Jason Scott Hamilton; Dr. Paul Khan; Karl N. Marshall; Franz Hall; Steven Epstein; and Xavier Murphy, founder of Jamaicans.com.

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The beneficiaries of the awards were:

 Andrew Willis, recipient of the Hugh Osborne Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business and Accounting
 Marlon Hinds, recipient of the Basil Bernard Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business and Accounting
 Jaheem Brown, recipient of the Dr. Donald Dixon Award for Outstanding Achievement in Science and Medicine
 Zachary Ranglin, recipient of the Herman Vernon Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering and Robotics
 Tajay Brown, recipient of the Mark Hamilton Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism and Education as well as Theater and Visual Arts
Joel Henry, recipient of the Tony Budall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering and Robotics
 Jacob Arboine, recipient of the Ricky A. McCalla Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism Education and Theater and Visual Arts
 Tyler Whyte, recipient of the Louis Hoyes Award for Outstanding Achievement in Humanities and Law
 Justin Campbell, recipient of the R. Danny Williams Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business and Accounting
 Ojay James, recipient of the Teddy Alexander Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering and Robotics
 Gavril Williams, recipient of the Dr. Jason Scott Hamilton Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering and Robotics
 Kemar Buchanan, recipient of the Dr. Paul Khan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Science and Medicine
 Dajdre Hyman, recipient of the Karl Marshall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business
 Damon Ricketts, recipient of the Franz Hall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism Education and Theater and Visual Arts
 Travis Lee, recipient of the Steve Epstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business and Accounting
 Jelani Spence, recipient of the Xavier Murphy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism Education and Theater and Visual Arts

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In 2019, the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida established its annual program of scholarships and bursaries for academically gifted and socio-economically disadvantaged students attending the school. The scholarships are awarded in the name of alumni who have excelled in each respective discipline. Awards focus on currently matriculated students who seek to have careers in the disciplines for which the awards are given. The disciplines include journalism, theatre, medicine, law, business, and engineering. Each award is accompanied by a financial disbursement to defray the costs associated with pursuing studies in a specific discipline.

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