19 formally conferred with national honours, VON Radio’s GM receives Medal of Honour for Broadcasting

19 formally conferred with national honours, VON Radio’s GM receives Medal of Honour for Broadcasting

Nineteen nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis were invested with the 2019 National Honours Awards for their contribution to the development of St. Kitts and Nevis, at an investiture ceremony, which was held by the Governor-General, His Excellency Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton, on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at Government House, St. Kitts.

 

One such recipient is General Manager of VON Radio, Evered “Webbo” Herbert, who received the Medal of Honour (MH) for Broadcasting.

 

General Manager of VON Radio, Evered “Webbo” Herbert.

 

Mr. Herbert has been the host of VON Radio’s Let’s Talk program, for almost 32 years.

 

Meanwhile,

The Companion Star of Merit (CSM) was awarded to the following persons: Dr. Calvin Hazel – Spiritual Development and Advancement of our People; Bishop Joseph Henville – Religion and Community Development; Erstein Edwards – Public Service and Diplomacy; Augustine Merchant – Agricultural Development in Service to the Nation and Bruce Skerritt – Music locally, regionally and internationally.

 

The recipients of the Medal of Honour (MH) were: Marilyn Guishard Bertie – Education and Religion; Lester Blackett – Sports; Yvette Slack – Pre-School Education and Community Activism; Antonio Liburd – Culture; Arabella Nisbett – Farming; Earlene Maynard – Education; Anthony Evelyn – Ongoing Efforts to Enhance the Cause of Building Contractors;  Julietta Martin – Performing Arts (Dance); Alice Swanston – Education and Community Outreach; Oswald Elliott – Education and Michael (Mic Heyliger) Stokes – Musical Production and Artistry.

 

Also, Angeline Revan and Elphlin “Meeko” Warner received the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the areas of Education and National Service, and Calypso/Music respectively.

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