One of this country’s upcoming male swimmers- Bryson George – has been granted a scholarship to attend the West Virginia University of Technology in the USA.
Set to leave St. Vincent and the Grenadines to take up his scholarship off in August of this year, George will not only be working to develop and refine his swimming skills when he turns out for the University’s Golden Bears Swim team, but he will pursue simultaneously a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
George, 18, is presently a student at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College, where he is pursuing studies in Unit 2 CAPE subjects- Pure Mathematics, Physics and Geography.
A member of the Black Sands Swim Squad, George has represented not only his club in sub-regional and regional swim meets, but also St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Among George’s list of national representation have been multiple OECS Championships, Carifta Swim Championships, Pan Am Junior Championships, FINA World Short Course Championships, as well as the Commonwealth Games.
Delighted at George’s procurement of the scholarship, Kyle Dougan, George’s coach at the Black Sands Swim Squad, commented, “His dedication to school and swimming has paid off… Gaining a scholarship is a gold medal achievement and I am sure that he will continue to represent St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Black Sands and now, West Virginia University Technical Institute, with passion, dedication and hard work.”