Miriam Andrew, former student of the Bishops’ High School graduated from the Hugh Wooding Law School on October 7, 2017, as one of only two Guyanese on the Principal’s Roll of Honour. She was awarded the Oswald J Wilson Memorial Prize (Best Performance in Landlord and Tenant) – shared with Karina Wiltshire, the Phelps and Co Prize (Best Performance in Civil Procedure and Practice I – shared with Kirsty Roopnarine and the Cameron and Shepherd Prize (Best Performance in Civil Procedure and Practice I and II by a Guyanese student).While at Law School, Miriam co-founded The Foundation for the Realisation and Elevation of a New Society (FRENS), an NGO which focuses on people with disabilities.Miriam, of Wapishana and East Indian ancestry with ancestral roots in Sandcreek Village, South Rupununi, was the recipient of a scholarship from the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs to attend the Hugh Wooding Law School. Having completed her studies and been admitted to the Bar, she is currently working closely with the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs.
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