In keeping with the Company’s commitment to scholastic excellence, four young Caymanians recently received financial assistance towards furthering their education. Gabrielle Ramoutar and Natalia McCoy have been awarded scholarships to complete A level studies and Briony Gallegos and Sebastian Martinez were awarded scholarships to pursue university level studies.
Gabrielle Ramoutar recently graduated from Cayman Prep & High School with nine IGCSE passes and is a Senior Model United Nations Club representative. Gabrielle will pursue A level studies at St. Ignatius Catholic High School with a focus on science and business classes.
Natalia McCoy recently graduated from John Gray High School with six CXC/CSEC passes and one CXC/CAPE pass. She is also a graduate of Eminent Orators Toastmasters. Natalia will pursue A level studies at Cayman Prep & High School focussing on the sciences as her aspirations are to be an engineer.
A past CUC Employee of the Year recipient, Briony Gallegos has worked with the Company since interning in 2012 whereafter she gained a permanent role in the Customer Services Department. She will be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Management in the United States. Upon graduating, she plans to return to CUC to further contribute to the Company’s success.
Sebastian Martinez, a former professional footballer with Académica de Coimbra in Portugal, holds a BTEC Level 3 extended Diploma from New College Swindon in Swindon, England. Sebastian will be attending David Game College in London, England, and plans to pursue a career in engineering.
CUC established its scholarship programme in 1989 and since then has awarded full and partial scholarships to over 50 current and past employees and high school students in the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering, information technology, systems operations, environmental management, occupational safety and health and financial services. In 2016, the Company further enhanced its scholarship programme by offering assistance for qualified students to pursue their A levels.