TCWB prides itself on mentoring up-and-coming writing talent within our country. Students hail from all corners of our nation. Notable schools include Hope Town Primary in Hope Town Abaco; R. N. Gomez All Age School in The Berry Islands; Orange Creek Primary and Old Bight Primary in Cat Island; Mary Star of the Sea in Grand Bahama; and Genesis Academy, St. Francis Joseph, Aquinas College, and R. M. Bailey in New Providence.
Students range from 8 to 15 years old. They do not pay membership dues.
CONGRATULATIONS TO JUNIOR WRITER YAMILLE MOSS
Yamille Moss, 15, became the grand champion of the 15th annual Sunshine Insurance Elmira College Essay and Speech Competition, winning a $60,000 scholarship to attend Elmira College. Her plan would allow Bahamians to produce their own food by using seawater greenhouses. Yamille attends Aquinas, and she is in the 11th grade. Continue to soar Yamille!
FAMILY ISLAND CONNECTIONS
The Commonwealth Writers of The Bahamas is located in Nassau, The Bahamas with
chairpersons representing the islands of:
Eleuthera - Margaret Nixon
Exuma - Cynthia Knowles
Miami - Dr. Evalena Bestman