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.