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Bahamian students graduate from Marine Training programs

September 25, 2013

 (L-R) Michael O’Grady, Holland College’s vice president of innovation, enterprise and strategic development; Donna Lowe, deputy chief of mission for the Office of the High Commissioner for the Bahamas to Canada; graduating student Akeeb Rolle, and Hon. Wesley J. Sheridan, minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs at the recent graduation of the Holland College Maritime Cadet program offered at the Marine Training Centre in Summerside.

(L-R) Michael O’Grady, Holland College’s vice president of innovation, enterprise and strategic development; Donna Lowe, deputy chief of mission for the Office of the High Commissioner for the Bahamas to Canada; graduating student Akeeb Rolle, and Hon. Wesley J. Sheridan, minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs at the recent graduation of the Holland College Maritime Cadet program offered at the Marine Training Centre in Summerside.

Charlottetown, PE Twenty-eight Bahamian students graduated from the Marine Training Centre recently, bringing the total number of Bahamian students to have completed the Holland College Maritime Cadet program to over 175.

The program, which is a collaborative effort between the college and The Bahamas Maritime Authority, has been preparing Bahamian youth to work in the marine industry for several years. The Kongsberg Boatswain Awards for Leadership were presented to Glenn Major and Shashake Nabbie, students in the Bridge Watch Rating program. Bahamas Maritime Authority Top Student awards were presented to Akeeb Rolle, a student in the Bridge Watch Rating program, and Dwayne Saunders, a student in the Engine Room Rating program. The Oiler Award for Leadership was presented to Engine Room Rating student Ashley Gibson.

Following is a list of graduating students.

BRIDGE WATCH RATING PROGRAM
Javon Braynen, Wilton Brown III, Allafia Butterfield, Kyland Cash, Garrett Cesaire, Chad Cleare, Darouche Collie, Duwayne Hepburn II, Orville Jones Jr., Marvin McQueen, Glenn Major, ShaShake Nabbie, Raemar O’Brien, Akeeb Rolle, Henrick Theagene, Milton Ward IV, Trevin Wells.

ENGINE ROOM RATING PROGRAM
David Ambrister, Wellingtia Bain, Robin Brown, Keano Delancy, Ashley Gibson, Malik Green, Shanae Knowles, Celet Lauriston, Carl Missick II, Dwayne Saunders, Winston Sweeting.

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