Barbados Soccer Academy (BSA) has congratulated its member Amir Alleyne 18 years old, who attended Harrison College is the second BSA member to secure a Barbados Scholarship. He has followed in the footsteps of former BSA player Edward Okey who in 2015 secured a Barbados scholarship and at the same time a soccer and academic scholarship to Northeastern University in Boston, USA. Amir has now become the 36th member of the BSA that has secured a scholarship. Amir who attended the BSA SAT classes last year, topped the class with a score 1440 out of a total of 1600. Amir also gained nine (9) CXC Csec Grades 1s certificates of which five (5) are with distinctions, four (4) CAPE Unit 1 with Grades 1s and four CAPE Unit 2 with Grades 1s. During the summer of 2019 Amir did an Intensive four-week enrichment residential summer program for Caribbean high-school students, modeled after MITES program at Searches Related to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) course work in university-level calculus, physics, biochemistry, entrepreneurship, one-Caribbean studies, and hands-on projects in robotics/electronics and computer programming. Focus on understanding and applying math and science fundamentals, team work, time management, public presentations.

In addition he attended a 10 days Global Young Leaders CONFERENCE in Washington DC, and New York City that focused on developing leadership skills, gaining the diverse perspectives of peers from around the world, examining the diplomatic process in International communications, and connecting youth with global-issues and leaders. It also provided instruction on learning from and interacting with subject-matter experts, in addition to studying the art of cross-cultural communication, and empowering us to fully realize our true potential. Amir is presently pursuing his studies at the University of Toronto, will be presented with the BSA highest academic achievement award. Injury kept Amir from playing soccer over the last couple months, he was part of the BSA division 1 team in training when it was promoted from Division 1 to premier league. Jabez Jack Bovell, Director of the BSA said that the BSA is a result driven organization and at the BSA, you have to prove yourself either in soccer or academic achievements. Amir joined the BSA in 2013 and he has seen some of his school mates, who were BSA members like Carl Hinkson, Jerome Boyce, Torian Went, Edward Okey to mention a few taken up scholarship opportunities.

Also, former BSA scholarship winners and past Harrison College students Andre Lynch and Ian Clarke had since presented equipment to BSA as a mean as giving back. Injury kept Amir from playing soccer over the last couple months, he was part of the BSA division 1 team in training when it was promoted from Division 1 to premier league. Jabez Jack Bovell, Director of the BSA said that the BSA is a result driven organization and at the BSA, you have to prove yourself either in soccer or academic achievements. Amir joined the BSA in 2013 and he has seen some of his school mates, who were BSA members like Carl Hinkson, Jerome Boyce, Torian Went, Edward Okey to mention a few taken up scholarship opportunities. Also, former BSA scholarship winners and past Harrison College students Andre Lynch and Ian Clarke had since presented equipment to BSA as a mean as giving back

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