A local construction company wanted black Bermudians on the job site in order to justify work permits, but had no real intentions of promoting or training black Bermudians for the job. That was the crux of a board of inquiry ruling handed down yesterday on the human rights case of Pernell Grant against Apex Construction Management Limited.
A graduate of Sandy’s Secondary and IMPACT Mentoring Academy, Samuel Hewitt’s determination to have a career in law impressed Trott & Duncan to make an exception to the 2011 scholarship amount and award $25,000. Mr. Hewitt is enrolled at Cardiff University where he will complete his LLB law degree. Mr. Hewitt’s goal is to return to Bermuda where he aims, ” to make a positive impact and give back to the community.”
In 2010, Trott & Duncan made the unprecedented decision to also award a second bursary to Ms. Shannon Cann in the amount of $2,500.00. A graduate of Warwick Academy Ms. Cann is pursuing her law degree at University of the West of England in Bristol.