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Bridgeport Police Officer To Be Honored At West Indian Scholarship Banquet

Bridgeport Police Officer Kateema Riettie will be honored at the 19th annual West Indian American Association scholarship banquet.
Bridgeport Police Officer Kateema Riettie will be honored at the 19th annual West Indian American Association scholarship banquet. Photo Credit: Contributed photo

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Bridgeport Police Officer Kateema Riettie will receive the Making A Difference-Outstanding Community Service Award from the West Indian American Association of Greater Bridgeport.

The award will be presented at the 19th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Grassy Hill Country Club in Orange from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

College scholarship recipients Breiana Campbell, Skyle Harrell, Diamond Medley, Katharine Morris, Nathan Shaw and Madison Wong will also be honored at the event.

Daniel Thomas, a past scholarship recipient, has established the Daniel Thomas Academic Scholarship.

Golden Krust Bakery & Grille will receive the Corporate Citizenship Award.

The West Indian-American Association of Greater Bridgeport was founded in September 1997. It is a non-profit 501(c)3 tax exempt organization that serves as a beacon of hope in the Caribbean community. It is a community-oriented, social organization devoted to helping individuals and groups with limited resources and opportunities. It provides leadership in maintaining and fostering Caribbean culture and excellence in education in the Greater Bridgeport region. It also extends philanthropic assistance to needy individuals/groups in the USA, Caribbean and other parts of the world.

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