Dionne Benjamin-Smith

Scholar Journeys “I can’t thank the donors enough for their continued generosity and commitment to investing in the real wealth of this nation – its people. LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ’88 Dionne Benjamin-Smith Fine Arts – Rhode Island School of Design I am very grateful that the Foundations see fit to grant scholarships specifically to the … Read full story Dionne Benjamin-Smith

Laurel Rolle

Scholar Journeys “If someone doesn’t get the drill the first time, you pat them on the back and say, Good try! You’ll get it next time.” COMMUNITY GRANTS Laurel Rolle Basketball Smiles Participant I’ve come to this camp every summer for 5 years. Our coaches taught us to encourage each other. Read full story Laurel Rolle

Blaire Thompson

Scholar Journeys “This definitely would not have been possible without Lyford Cay Foundations.” LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ’15 Blair Thompson TK Foundation Technical Scholarship RecipientFood Service Management – Johnson & Wales I am the proudest mommy in the planet! I’m humbled that Lyford Cay Foundations saw the promise of a bright future in my daughter and … Read full story Blaire Thompson

Joshua Ritchie

Scholar Journeys “After the initial application process, I felt a sense of belonging.” LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ’15 Joshua Ritchie Mechanical Engineering-University of Arkansas At 19, I enrolled at The College of The Bahamas. Although mechanical engineering was not offered, I worked toward a pre-engineering degree and continuously researched ways to go abroad to study mechanical … Read full story Joshua Ritchie

Rayon Brown

Scholar Journeys “I feel thankful to have received help from Lyford Cay Foundations.” LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ’97 Rayon Brown Actuarial Consultant, Nichols & Co. I have gained specialized training and experience in the international insurance business, becoming a fully qualified actuary focused on enterprise risk management. I feel honoured to have received an award from … Read full story Rayon Brown

Krystal Armbrose

Scholar Journeys “With Lyford Cay Foundations’ support both professionally and personally, I am constantly growing in my field ” LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ‘14 / Founder, Bahamas Plastic Movement Krystal Armbrose Through [the Foundations’] support, we have been able to engage Bahamians in plastic pollution education and research and successfully driven significant change at the policy … Read full story Krystal Armbrose

Jaheim Wallace

Scholar Journeys “ In the next two years, I should be attending college. I know this process is a long one, but it’s one I’m willing to take because it’s worth it.” FOCUS CLASS of 2020 Jaheim Wallace FOCUS is helping me make my vision a reality by getting me ready for the real world … Read full story Jaheim Wallace

Luxzonica Young

Scholar Journeys “I want to defy all odds and… become an empowered, educated and successful young Bahamian.” LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ’16 Luxzonica Young Loretta Anne Rogers Scholarship Recipient Over the years, Lyford Cay Foundations has enriched the lives of so many Bahamians. I know that if my goal was to be among the most successful, … Read full story Luxzonica Young

Treymaine Dean

Scholar Journeys “My dream is to be a business owner while paving the way for others. This scholarship is making it all possible.” LYFORD CAY SCHOLAR ’16 Treymaine Dean Mortuary Science – Gupton-Jones College This isn’t your typical field, but I find so much happiness in helping families when they are at their most vulnerable. Read full story Treymaine Dean