Sportsman clinches YCLA

| 22/02/2009

(CNS): Elroy Bryan has won this year’s Young Cayman Leadership Award, a Senior Teacher / PE Teacher at the Lighthouse School, Bryan received the title and trophy at a gala dinner at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman last night (22 February). Well known in the community for his commitment to youth sports, Bryan is Coordinator for the Cayman Islands National Little League Programme, Head Track Coach for Special Olympics and represented the Cayman Islands at CARIFTA and CAC.

At his day job Bryan is responsible for assisting senior management with the overall running of a special needs school, liaising with government entities regarding facility management, computers and peripheral devices as well as planning lessons and educating over 60 students in physical education.

Described as a young man of integrity, compassion, respect and love who balances his work, family and physical and spiritual well-being in a way that is to be admired by everyone, Bryan beat out Marilyn Connolly, Raquel Solomon, ChrisDuggan and Sean Parchment to take the coveted title.



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  1. whodatis says:

     Congratulations Elroy!!

    I’m literally clapping my hands right about now!

    I knew you from our schooldays, and we trained together on the Cayman Islands National Track & Field Team as well.

    From personal experience I would vouch for you any day and tell anyone that Mr. Bryan is one solid guy.

    So glad to see an ‘ordinary’, down-to-earth, selfless, ambitious yet humble individual such as yourself win this award.

    The YCLA has truly done itself a huge favor with this year’s selection.

    All the best to you in the future – God Bless!!

    (Actually, in my opinion, the majority of the candidates this year were very much well-deserving of recognition as well.)