Water purification at Science Fair
Science Fair Success
Children from the primary school and community members all enjoyed Ocean Academy's interactive science exhibits on May 11th. Displays included solar power, circuits, lemon juice rocket, soil erosion models, animal habitats, waste management solutions for small islands and more. To see photos, click the links for our Facebook or website "What's New" pages.
National Tuition Scholarships
Your donations through Global Giving support student scholarships and school programs. Other good news is that International Friends of Belize renewed $500usd scholarships for three Ocean Academy students. More than 50 students applied nation-wide. We are so proud, and know that these scholarships make a huge difference in our students' lives.
"From the moment I met Mercedes I knew she would be the environmental leader who will have the greatest impact on Caye Caulker" - Heidi Curry, Administrator, Nomination Letter
"Jaison is a very humble young man. He is also honest, responsible and respectful...When I arrive at school with a load of instruments he runs to help me carry them to class. I never asked for help. He just does it. I appreciate it very much" - Scotty Poock, Volunteer Music Teacher, Nomination Letter
"Receiving this award makes me feel proud of myself for all the hard work I have done. It makes me feel that I am making the right choices in my life that make people proud of me and willing to help. I'm thankful you have such big hearts" - Lilly Aldana, Student, Thank-You Letter