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Prizes for royal pair

Grantley Hurley and Judy Cumberbatch looking at one of the exhibits during Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition.

Grantley Hurley and Judy Cumberbatch looking at one of the exhibits during Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition.

The King and Queen of the Crop, Grantley Hurley and Judy Cumberbatch have continually proven to Barbados that their strength, dedication and pride in Barbadian heritage is unrivalled and has not dwindled over the years.

Hurley has been the King of the Crop for 13 years and hails from Sion Hill St. James where he has lived all his life. After cutting and piling a total of 221.506 tonnes of sugar cane Hurley was declared the King of the Crop for 2013.

Cumberbatch has been crowned the Queen 14 times and this time around cut and piled 161.900 tonnes of sugar cane. She lives in French Village St. Peter.

The King and Queen both live lifestyles that assure that hard work, dedication and commitment to a cause can help one to achieve anything.

Hurley and Cumberbatch because of their steady tenacity in their trade and pride in their country have each been awarded along with their titles a total of $6000 from Republic Bank, The National Cultural Foundation and Roberts Manufacturing; $500 in small appliances from Courts; a BlackBerry Z10 and $200 credit from LIME; Huawei Media Pad Lite 7 inch Android Tablets from Digicel; a weekend Staycation for two from Divi South Winds; Home Insurance from Cooperator’s General Insurance; $500 clothing voucher from Henrietta’s Closet; free MCTV for one year from CBC; a trip for two from LIAT; a one year subscription to the Nation Newspaper and the Better Health Magazine; a $250 shopping voucher from Trimart Supermarkets; and two tickets for Jolly Roger Cruises. In addition, the Queen received two outfits from Start de Town Boutique and an outfit from Hide and Chic Boutique in the price range of $200

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