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50 honoured

You can call them the crème de la crème of Barbados. 50 Barbadian greats were tonight awarded national independence honours for their outstanding contributions to the island’s development over the last five decades.

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The awardees span 11 categories: business, civil society, cultural arts, education, entrepreneurship, innovation, medicine, public service, science and technology, sports, and the labour movement.

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Up to press time only 48 of the awardees had been contacted and photos were only obtained for 35 of them.

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The list of the honourees is as follows:

Entrepreneurship

Ralph “Bizzy” Williams, GCM

 

Education

Osbert McClean

Grantley L. Osbourne

Miss Jennifer Sealy

Ada Straughn, GCM

 

Science and Technology

Elkins Ward, CBE, JP

 

Cultural Arts

Charles Austin

Kenneth Blackman

Pat Brathwaite

Anthony Carter

Michael Cummins

Anthony Grazette

Anthony Hinkson

Peggy McGeary

Richard Phipps

Jill Walker, BCH

Wayne Willock

Stedson Wiltshire

 

Business

Oriel Doyle

Kenneth Hewitt, CBE

Ram Mirchandani

William Hinds

Dr Arden Warner

Marion Hart

 

 

Sports

Rawle Clarke, BSS

Tyrone Greene

Tyrone Mapp

Brian Talma

Cameron Smith

 

Medicine

Stephanie Bryan

Dr Anthony Harris

Dr Richard Ishmael, GCM

Dr George Mahy, CBE

Dr Harold Watson

 

 

Civil Society

Edmund Bayley, SCM, QC

Richard Goddard

David Rawlins

Keith Simmons

Carson Small, MBE, BSM

Susan Springer

Col. (Rtd.) Vere Springer,

 

Public Service

Lt. Col. Neville Edwards

Avril Gollop, GCM, MVO, JP

Lionel Jordan

Elsworth Young

 

 

Labour Movement

Patrick Frost, SCM

Clifford Mayers

Edwin Orlando Scott, BSS, JP

 

8 Responses to 50 honoured

  1. Andrena Ceasar
    Andrena Ceasar November 25, 2016 at 10:45 pm

    The same old thing and I am sure that many of them are always on the list guess no one else in Barbados ain’t doing nothing

    Reply
  2. Barbados Today
    Barbados Today November 25, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    The article has been updated with the full list.

    Reply
  3. Edmund Harrison
    Edmund Harrison November 26, 2016 at 12:25 am

    Got to love Barbados, dear God.

    Reply
  4. ch November 26, 2016 at 1:49 am

    Why are there no awards specifically for AGRICULTURE when sugar was the foundation of this country? Where are the sugar industry workers who built Barbados in the heat of the sun and the factories for scraps of money? This list is an insult to them.

    Reply
  5. Sherlock Holmes. November 26, 2016 at 5:20 am

    Where is Adington Forde?

    Reply
    • miche November 26, 2016 at 10:47 pm

      If Adington Forde was listed..you would have asked for another person,,you just can’t please some people

      Reply
  6. miche November 26, 2016 at 10:54 pm

    I never sat in the front row of any class at cawmere,nor was I able to at UWI,,,In udduh words,,uh in too brite,,so cud someone tell muh why the distinction between Bizzy de Entrepreneurship in Business

    Oriel Doyle

    Kenneth Hewitt, CBE

    Ram Mirchandani

    William Hinds

    Dr Arden Warner

    Marion Hart…. de bisniss people……….

    Reply
  7. miche November 26, 2016 at 10:56 pm

    I never sat in the front row of any class at cawmere,nor was I able to at UWI,,,In udduh words,,uh in too brite,,so cud someone tell muh why the distinction between Bizzy de Entrepreneurship in

    Oriel Doyle

    Kenneth Hewitt, CBE

    Ram Mirchandani

    William Hinds

    Dr Arden Warner

    Marion Hart…. de bisniss people……….

    Reply

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