Earl ‘Gabby’Hart an Extraordinary Teacher

Earl ‘Gabby’ Hart was a quiet and unassuming man but he did not neglect to let his presence be felt in the class room and his involvement in the sports circuit. He attended Central School and later went on to higher education. He studied his teaching profession at Culham College in Abingdon England.

He was a teacher at Robert Crawford School in Prospect and taught along with Randolph ‘Randy’ Benjamin and Clive Longe they along with Earl became founders of the Bermuda Track and Field in 1975- 1980. He joined the faculty at Warwick Secondary School in 1968 and advanced to become Vice Principle. He Became a president of the Phi Beta Kappa a professional body of teachers.

He was a stalwart of the Bermuda Union of Teachers and became involved in the Caribbean Union of Teachers. He attended annual conventions in Guyana and served as its elected chairman. He became a fellow of Bermuda College in 2002 and received an award for outstanding service to education from the Caribbean Union of Teachers in 2013.

Earl had a love for football and became a very influential member of one of Bermuda’s noted sports club the Young Men’s Social Club.

His other passions was cricket and table tennis. He became an Honorary life Vice -President of the Bermuda Football Association. He was well liked by his many students of Warwick Secondary and was always offering a helping hand to them whenever the need arose. You have earned you reward Earl now rest in peace.