Ten people receive New Year Honours
Ten Barbadians received the insignia of honours in the 2020 New Year Honours from Her Majesty the Queen on Friday morning at Government House in St Michael.
During a brief ceremony, Governor General Dame Sandra Mason presented the various honours to the recipients for their contributions in the areas of education, sports, media, health, and law.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley was among officials who attended the ceremony.
The honourees are:
Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael and St George (KCMG) was conferred upon Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge. He was knighted for his exceptional contribution to cricket and the development of sports.
Order of the British Empire
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Professor Velma Eudora Newton – For her outstanding contribution in the field of legal education and the development of law libraries.
Bernell Llewellyn Arrindell – For his outstanding contribution to the International Business Services and the private sector.
Mrs Margrita Marshall – For her outstanding contribution to the development of local gospel music and the promotion of Christian values through music.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Dr David Andrew Byer – For his outstanding contribution in the field of emergency medicine.
Mrs Sandra Rosemary Bernadette Field-Kellman – For her sterling contribution in the field of Early Childhood Education and the Girl Guide Movement.
Condé Riley – For his significant contribution in the field of sports and, in particular, cricket administration.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Arthur Henry Ricardo Blackman – For his significant contribution to broadcasting and mass communications.
Desmond Ralph Crichlow – For his dedicated service to tertiary education and his contribution in the development of information technology.
Jean Margaret Holder – For her sterling contribution to nursing, particularly in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. (TG)