“Three receive top awards”



Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave yesterday knighted Sir Geoffrey Cave, Sir John Connell and Dame Selma Jackman during a ceremony at Government House for those receiving Independence honours as well as the Barbados Jubilee Honour.

Sir Geoffrey received the honour for outstanding contribution to business, Sir John Connell QC, for law and the protection of the environment, and Dame Selma, a surgeon, for her outstanding contribution to the medical profession.



Ralph “Bizzy” Williams, GCM


Osbert McClean

Grantley L. Osbourne

Jennifer Sealy

Ada Straughn, GCM

Science and Technology

Elkins Ward, CBE, JP

Andre Miller (overseas)

Cultural Arts

Charles Austin

Kenneth Blackman

Pat Brathwaite

Anthony Carter

Michael Cummins

Anthony Grazette

Anthony Hinkson

Peggy McGeary

Richard Phipps (overseas)

Jill Walker, BCH

Wayne Willock

Stedson Wiltshire

Sir Elliott Belgrave congratulating Dame Selma Jackman. In the background is Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson. 



Oriel Doyle

Kenneth Hewitt, CBE

Ram Mirchandani


William Hinds

Arden Warner (overseas)

Marion Harte

Andrew Emptage (overseas)


Rawle Clarke, BSS

Tyrone Greene

Tyrone Mapp

Brian Talma

Cameron Smith


Stephanie Bryan

Dr Anthony Harris

Dr Richard Ishmael, GCM

Dr George Mahy, CBE

Dr Harold Watson

Civil Society

Edmund Bayley, SCM, QC

Richard Goddard

David Rawlins

Keith Simmons

Carson Small, MBE, BSM

Susan Springer

Lt. Col. (Rtd.) Vere Springer, SCM, MVO, MSM, ED

Public Service

Lt. Col. Neville Edwards

Avril Gollop, GCM, MVO, JP

Lionel Jordan

Elsworth Young

Labour Movement

Patrick Frost, SCM

Clifford Mayers

Edwin Orlando Scott, BSS,