Nevis Awardees – 2009
September 21, 2009
Eighteen persons were awarded for their contribution to service on Nevis during the 26th anniversary of St. Kitts and Nevis Independence celebrations. The awards were presented by Deputy Governor General His Honour Eustace John at Grove Park on September 19.
Ms. Joan Lawrence, Mrs. Patricia Hanley, Ms. Jenipha Freeman and Mrs. Helen Daly were awarded for their contribution to Nursing while Mr. Kenneth Warner Ms. Lucille Liburd, Mr. Everton Morris and Ms. Clarice Maynard were awarded for their contribution to Community Service.
Three persons namely Mr. James Pemberton, Mr. Donald Hendrickson and Mr. James Browne were awarded for their contribution to Trade and Industry.
This year Mr. Norman Jones was the only one awarded for his contribution to Public Service. However, two persons namely Mr. Morrison Ward and Mrs. Eileen Walwyn were honoured for their contribution to Education.
Ms. Omel Wilkin was awarded for her contribution to Tourism while Mr. James Lewis and Mrs. Estella Myers were awarded for their contribution to Small Business.
Mr. James “Ghandi” Phillip was awarded for his contribution to Electricity Generation.
Each awardee received a plaque from the Deputy Governor General to rousing applause from Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry, other members of the Nevis Island Administration, family and well wishers who were at the Park to witness the momentous occasion.