National Awards 2016

On Wednesday at the annual National Awards ceremony the following persons were recognised for their national service in the fields of culture and the arts.

Leston Paul the Musical Arranger/ Producer/Composer/Musician received the Chaconia Medal Silver


The Humming Bird Medal (Gold) was awarded to the:

  • St. Margaret’s Boys’ Anglican School/Youth Steel Orchestra (Culture)
  • Mr. Irwin Johnson a.k.a. “Scrunter” – Calypsonian (Culture)
  • Mr. Timothy Watkins a.k.a.“Baron”- Calypsonian (Culture)
  • Mr. Angelo Bissessarsingh – Historian (History and Education)

The late Austin Wilson was awarded the Humming Bird (Silver) for his work as a sound engineer.


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