Praise and honour for 20
Twenty Barbadians were today showered with praise and honour at Government House, etching their names in the island’s history books and bringing joy to their families and friends.
In an hour-long ceremony punctuated by the wit of orator Professor Henry Fraser, the 20 were led by lone knight Sir Errol Ricardo “Mickey” Walrond to receive their insignia from Acting Governor General Elliott Belgrave in the presentation of 2011 National Honours and Awards.
Sir Errol, conferred with the Knight Of St Andrew, was recognized for his outstanding service to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital as a senior consultant surgeon as well as his yeoman service to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the West Indies.
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