GGYA Awarded International Grant to Help Reach At-Risk Youth

In this undated photo, Bronze participants in the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) prepare to explore Uncle Charlie’s Blue Hole in North Andros. GGYA delivers the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, which challenges young people to dream big, celebrate their...

GGYA Youths Venturing Out, Find Purpose in Volunteering

Kimeko Greene and Ethan Pinder were among 24 participants of the Governor General’s Youth Award programme who volunteered on Saturday , December 5, at the Bahamas Feeding Network and at the Bahamas Red Cros s in observance of International Volunteers Day. For...

58 GB Youths Shine as Beacon of Excellence with GGYA Awards

It’s a programme that enriches young people’s lives on multiple levels. At least that’s the way Carla Brown-Roker, Grand Bahama’s Ministry of Youth Officer views the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) and she said as much during a presentation which saw 58...

GB Units Find Their Focus After Harrowing Dorian Experience

When Category 5 Hurricane Dorian roared ashore at East End Grand Bahama sweeping 16 feet of water into eleventh grader Arlington Watson’s High Rock home, it was his Governor General’s Youth Award training which kept him from panicking while huddled barefoot and damp...

Paving The Path To Youth Success

Whether it’s a ninth grader in search of a club for teens with highly varied aspirations and capabilities or a high school senior looking to grow as an individual and as a leader, the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) is helping young people start the school year...