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Elite track and field Juniors among UWI Scholarship Recipients
2013-09-14 07:52:10 | (0 Comments)
Jamaica's first World Junior and Youth Discuss champion Frederick Dacres and sprinter Odail Todd are among 30 students who have been awarded sports scholarship to attend the University of the West Indies, UWI, for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Other track and field scholarship winners were Deandra Whitehorne, Matthew Campbell, Opal James, Rhajel Brown, Jodean Williams, Mellisa Williams and top female junior sprinter Shenell Francis.
High Jumpers John Phillips, Jelani Bogle and long distance runner Martin Kennedy also received scholarships to attend UWI.
Ten sports scholarships were also awarded to footballers, with former Wolmer's Boys' goalkeeper Amal Knight leading a contingent, which also includes Taniel Mckenzie, Davian Montaque, Shamal Thomas, Mitch Wright, Jerondy Henry, Daryl Denny, Samantha Watson, Alicia Richards and Trudi Ann Young.
The UWI Netball program will also be strengthened with the acquisition of Terry Ann Jones and National Under-21 netballer Antionette Stone.
Basketballers Kedar Clarke and Damion Johnson will also take up sports scholarships along with Volleyballers Solene Walker and Wolmer's Girls stand-out Vanessa Jones.
Cricketers O'shane Walters, former Jamaican Under-19 representative, James McDonald and Amanjah Morris will also attend UWI.
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