JA National Toastmasters Speech Competition finals were also held during the conference. Achievers from Central Andros, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera and New Providence gave their final thoughts on the topic, ‘More than Sun Sand and Sea: Economic Opportunities for The Bahamas’ with Achiever Kristin Thompson from Grand Bahama taking home the winning trophy. Kezia Johnson from Eleuthera took second place while New Providence Achiever Gabrielle Mitchell took home third place.
Inspire partners, Deloitte and the Verizon Media Group led funding partnerships while J.S. Johnson (our Prepare partner), British American Financial, the Ministry of Tourism Investment and Aviation, Corporate Girl Boutique, K.S. Moses, SunTee, Caribbean Bottling Company, Dairy Queen, KPMG, BTC and Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Center, QBC Electronics, BahamasFirst all provided additional funding and donations that made BahamaJAC a possibility for the non-profit youth organization.