THREE Barbados YouthADVANCE Corps (BYAC) trainees took pride of place at the recently hosted Optimist Club of Barbados South Youth Appreciation Awards 2022.
Copping three of the five awards were BYAC trainees Jayden Gay, Arielle Boyce and Devon St Hill. Mr. Gay, who represented Barbados at the Junior Pan American Games in wrestling in November 2021, received his award for exceptional achievement in sports. Ms. Boyce, a recent graduate of the National Transformation Initiative’s Technical Vocational Transitional Literacy Programme with distinction, was given an award for her academic achievements, while Mr. St. Hill, a Spoken Word Artist, who received a National Independence Festival of Creative Arts bronze medal award for his performance of an original piece entitled ‘Inmates’ was awarded in the area of creative arts.
The final two awardees, Aarys Hinkson and Kobe Hutson, received awards for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Leadership respectively.
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