The GEM Sports Foundation is excited to announce its first two (2) recipients of the Scholarship and Mentorship Programme. Each student-athlete will be awarded a one-off bursary of One Thousand Eastern Caribbean Dollars (XCD$1000.00), along with lifelong mentorship to support their sports, career and/or life aspirations.
Rajon Gerald, a 12-year-old student at the Montserrat Secondary School is a promising young talent who is actively involved in cricket, basketball, and football. His primary interest however is basketball, and he endeavors to become a professional basketball player.
Shawn Greenway is a 14-year-old all-round student-athlete at the Montserrat Secondary School. His primary interest is football, and he is currently a national player who aspires to be as good as his sporting heroes- Ronaldo and Messi.
Both Recipients were awarded their scholarships at a brief award ceremony on Wednesday 23rd December 2020.
The Board Members would like to express heartfelt thanks to everyone who has supported the work of the Foundation thus far. Special congratulations are extended to the 2020 Recipients and their families.
The Foundation eagerly anticipates working closely with the Awardees to Go the Extra Mile.