The following is a press release from the Ministry of Education:
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 30 November 2020. On Thursday, (26 November), Miss Teen Cayman 2020-2021 Jada Bodden received a four-year scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL).
The scholarship which is valued at up to $54,000 will cover two years of local study and two years of study at an overseas university of Jada’s choice.
“The Ministry provides this scholarship to the winner of the Miss Teen Cayman annually with the expectation that it will contribute towards their academic development and allow them to ably carry out their role of empowering other young women and youth ” noted Acting Chief Officer Lyneth Monteith.
Jada expressed her appreciation at receiving the scholarship. “It is an honour and privilege for me to receive this scholarship. I thank the Ministry very much for this opportunity,” she noted.
Jada plans to utilize her scholarship to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in acting in the UK.