The Eleuthera Schools Sports Association (ESSA) celebrated the end of their first year as an organization with a first annual gala awards banquet, which was held on Saturday, June 11th, 2016, at the Worker’s House ballroom in Governor’s Harbour.  The event, which was slated to begin at 6:30pm that evening was catered jointly by the Home Economics/Food and Nutrition department staff from multiple public high schools across the island.  Student athletes from primary and high schools throughout Eleuthera converged at the banquet, smartly dressed, with family and friends in tow, to receive trophies and awards highlighting their sporting accomplishments during the past year.  Along with individual achievement awards in various sporting disciplines, as most valuable players and best player in specific age categories, best all-around athlete awards were given to male and female students in both primary, junior and senior high schools.

The evening’s crowning awards for ‘Most Outstanding Athlete’ were presented to student athletes who also held the highest academic grade point average island wide in the primary, junior high and senior high school categories.  Young Natalia Sands of Rock Sound Primary received the award as the ‘Most Outstanding Primary Athlete’; Allie Pinder of the Samuel Guy Pinder All Age School was ‘Most Outstanding Junior Athlete’; and the senior crown was shared by two very competitive athletes, both in the field and in the classroom, each with a grade point average of 3.97.  These two dedicated student athletes were Kade Charlton Roberts, an 11th grader at the Samuel Guy Pinder All Age School; and Safyha Bryan, a 12th grade graduate and Valedictorian of the Central Eleuthera High School.


Mr. Tony Crean being awarded by Superintendent of the Eleuthera Education District, Helen Simmons-Johnson for his service in sports- 490A7254 Mr. Johnny Butler being awarded Superintendent of the Eleuthera Education District, Helen Simmons-Johnson for his service in sports- 490A7256 Mr. Michael Culmer accepting an award for Mr. James Ingraham, for his service in sports- 490A7252 Kade Roberts of the SGPAA was awarded the Most Outstanding Senior Athlete on the Island of Eleuthera- 490A7244 Safyha Bryan a recent graduate of CEHS was awarded the Most Outstanding Senior Athlete on the Island of Eleuthera- 490A7240 Safyha Bryan and Kade Roberts share the crown of being the Most Outstanding Senior Athletes on the Island of Eleuthera - 490A7246 Allie Pinder of the SGPAA was awarded the Most Outstanding Junior Athlete on the Island of Eleuthera- 490A7236 High School female of SGPAA, Allie Pinder, awarded yet again for her achievements in sports- 490A7196 Natalia Sands of RSPS was awarded the Most Outstanding Primary School Athlete for the island of Eleuthera- 490A7235 Wendeisha Symonette a graduate of  PHAHS was dubbed Best All Around Female Athlete in the U20 category- 490A7221 Recent graduate of the PHAHS, Wendeisha Symonette also awarded for her achievements in basketball- she received several awards on the night.  490A7145 High School male of SGPAA, Kade Roberts awarded once again for his achievements in sports- 490A7201 Aaron Cox a recent graduate of NEHS was  awarded the  Best All Around Male Athlete in the U20   - 490A7229 Recent graduate of the NEHS, Aaron Cox, also awarded for his achievements in Track and Field as  Most Valuable Track & Field male-490A7187 Lachante Johnson of HIAAS was awarded as   Best All Around Female Athlete in her category-490A7226 High School female of PHAHS, Kesyla Pinder, awarded for her achievements in sports as Best Track & FIeld U18 female - 490A7185 Tyler Leary of PHAHS was awarded for his achievements in basketball- 490A7184 Rostin Bethel was also awarded for his achievements in basketball- 490A7164 Lance Pelecanos was awarded for his achievements in basketball- 490A7153 High School female of SGPAA  awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in her category- 490A7211 High School female of SGPAA awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in her category- 490A7219 High School female of CEHS, Krystalanne Thompson, awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in her category- 490A7222 High School male awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in his category- 490A7223 Recent graduate of SGPAA, Toya Joseph, was awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in her category- 490A7224 High School male of CEHS, Shamar Culmer,  awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in his category- 490A7228 High School male of HIAAS awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in his category- 490A7231 High School male of HIAAS awarded for being the Best All Around Athlete in his category- 490A7232 Primary School male, Lonny Laguerre, of NEPS awarded (multiple times) for his achievements in sports - 490A7113 Primary School male of NEPS awarded for his achievements in sports - 490A7114 Primary School female of NEPS awarded for her achievements in sports -490A7115 Primary School female of HIAAS awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7116 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7117 Primary School male of SGPAA awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7120 Primary School female of SGPAA awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7121 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7122 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7167 Primary School female of HIAAS, Raven Cash, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7123 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7126 Primary School male of NEPS awarded yet again for his achievements in sports- 490A7127 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7129 Primary School female awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7132 Primary School female of NEPS awarded yet again for her achievements in sports -490A7133 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7135 Primary School female awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7136 Primary School female awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7191 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7138 Primary School male of GHPS, Omarion, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7139 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7140 Primary School female awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category- 490A7204 Primary School female of EECPS, Rolaysia Maycock, awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category- 490A7207 Primary School female of TBPS awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category-490A7206 Primary School female awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category- 490A7205 Primary School female of GHPS awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category- 490A7208 Primary School female awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category-490A7209 Primary School female awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in her category- 490A7210 Primary School male awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-  490A7212 Primary School male awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-  490A7213 Primary School male awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-   490A7214 Primary School male awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-  490A7213490A7215 Primary School male of GHPS, Omarion, awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-  490A7213 490A7216 Primary School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7218 Primary School male awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-   490A7217 Primary School male awarded for being the Best All Around athlete in his category-  490A7220 Primary School female awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7194 Mr. Cox of HIAAS collecting an award for one of his students- 490A7124 Mrs. Sands of Wemyss Bight Primary collecting an award for one of her students- 490A7131 A young lady collecting an awrad for a student athete- 490A7125 Collecting an award for a student athlete- 490A7144 High School male of PHAHS, D'angelo Young, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7130 High School male of PHAHS awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7141 High School male of PHAHS awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7142 Recent graduate of the PHAHS, Sidney, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7143 Recent graduate of the PHAHS, Aaliyah Thompson, awarded again for her achievements in sports-490A7146 High School female of NEHS awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7147 High School male of PHAHS, Shawn, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7148 High School male of PHAHS awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7149 High School male of PHAHS, Browley, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7150 High School female of HIAAS, De'shan awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7151 High School male of PHAHS, D'angelo Young, awarded yet again for his achievements in sports-490A7154 High School female of CEHS, Nichayda Joseph, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7155 High School female of CEHS, Jameesha, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7156 High School female of CEHS, Lonnesha Rolle, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7157 High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7158 High School male of HIAAS awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7159 High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7160 Lachante Johnson of HIAAS was also awarded for her achievements in basketball- 490A7161 High School female of HIAAS, Breonte Bullard, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7162 High School female of HIAAS awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7163 Recent graduate of CEHS, Terio Sands,  awarded for his achievements in sports-490A7165 High School male of CEHS, Janis Shepherd, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7166 High School female of SGPAA awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7168 High School female of SGPAA awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7169 High School female of SGPAA awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7170 Recent graduate of the SGPAA, Toya Joseph, awarded for her achievements in sports-- 490A7171 Recent graduate of the SGPAA, Elvina Morn, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7172 Recent graduate of the SGPAA, Melody, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7173 High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7174 High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7175 High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7176 James McKinney, High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7177 High School male of PHAHS, Shawn, awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7179 High School male of PHAHS, Waydrick Anderson, awarded (multiple times) for his achievements in sports- 490A7180 High School male of PHAHS awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7181 High School female awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7182 Glendria Francis, High School female awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7183 High School female of PHAHS awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7186b Recent graduate of the PHAHS, Ezranique Petty,  awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7189 Recent graduate of PHAHS, Tori Whylly, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7190 High School female of PHAHS, Jasmine Hall, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7192 Recent graduate of the SGPAA, Toya Joseph, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7197 Recent graduate of the SGPAA, Melody, awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7198 High School male awarded for his achievements in sports- 490A7199 High School female of SGPAA awarded for her achievements in sports- 490A7203 Students from the School for Exceptional Learners being awarded for their successful participation in the recent Special Olympics held in Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera- 490A7233 Ms. Jaimie Williams, one of the event's organizers, giving a few words- 490A7260 Ms. Jaimie Williams, one of the event's organizers, giving a few words- 490A7261 Scouts that were invited to attend several events on the island which culminated with the ESSA Sports Banquet. Scouts that were invited to attend several events on the island which culminated with the ESSA Sports Banquet- 490A7263 Each of the invited scouts were given a chance to address the student athletes and those who came out to support them- 490A7112 Each of the invited scouts were given a chance to address the student athletes and those who came out to support them. visual ligthboxby VisualLightBox.com v6.1