Described as “a beacon of hope for the future of the Cayman Islands” and “a force to be reckoned with” by those around her, 18-year-old Leah Robinson has distinguished herself as an outstanding scholar with admirable qualities that position her for success in all her endeavours.
From an early age, Leah was relentless in the pursuit of excellence, now demonstrated in all her undertakings. Her outstanding achievements at high school include being awarded a Level 2 Diploma with High Honours and being named valedictorian of the cohort, after securing 16 subjects at the CSEC/GCSE level.
In recognition of her superb academic performance throughout the years, she received numerous awards, including the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Subject Award, John Gray High School Scholastic Award for Academic Excellence and the DMS Scholarship Grant. She was her high school’s Head Girl, prefect, Key Club Student Facilitator and Certified Youth Educator. Leah now studies at UCCI where she is pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
Leah is heavily focused on extra-curricular involvements, having served as a member of a steel pan band, Junior Achievement Programme and Youth Parliament. Additionally, she has contributed significantly to the Circle K International, UCCI Student Council and the Ethics Challenge.
She represented her country at the Global Young Leaders Conference held in Washington, D.C and New York and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award held in Kingston, Jamaica. For exemplary service to these and other initiatives she has received the Save Our Youth Foundation Achievement Medallion, Key Club Florida District Governors Project Member Award, Key Clubber of the Year and accoladed the Florida District Most Outstanding Division Leader. Her selection as the Lieutenant Governor of the Cayman Islands Key Clubs, the highest office attainable, is another impressive accolade for this worthy young woman.