Outstanding Teacher Award Finalists

Makese Gilbert, Alshia Lugo, Akinyi Apopa, Cidalia Soares-Chan, Crystal Richardson, Patreece Simons, Shani Smith, Zolita Macintosh, Donika York, and Rupert Holdipp are the finalists for the 2022 Outstanding Teacher Awards.

A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Education Network [BEN] announced that the finalists have been chosen for the 2022 Outstanding Teacher Awards sponsored by Allied World.”

Becky Ausenda, Founder of Bermuda Education Network said: “Thank you to everyone who nominated a teacher for BEN’s awards. Our committee have selected ten inspiring finalists from the many excellent nominations we received and it’s my pleasure to announce that this year’s finalists are:

  • Makese Gilbert, Elliot Primary School
  • Alshia Lugo, Berkeley Institute
  • Akinyi Apopa, Sandys Secondary Middle School
  • Cidalia Soares-Chan, Purvis Primary School
  • Crystal Richardson, Clearwater Middle School
  • Patreece Simons, Lyceum Preschool
  • Shani Smith, Paget Primary School
  • Zolita Macintosh, Port Royal Primary School
  • Donika York, Whitney Institute Middle School
  • Rupert Holdipp, Northlands Primary School

Colm Singleton, Head of Allied World Bermuda said, “Congratulations to each teacher who made the shortlist! Best of luck as you progress to the next stage of the awards.”