A veteran trade unionist is the lone recipient of Barbados’ highest national honour, the Order of Freedom of Barbados, in this year’s Independence Day Honours List.
Patrick Frost, a former general secretary of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union and first general secretary of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) has been conferred with the honour for his dedicated service as an educator and sterling contribution to the trade union movement.
Two outstanding Barbadians will receive the Knight of St Andrew for extraordinary and outstanding achievement in service of Barbados and to humanity at large.
Newly appointed Chief Justice Patterson Cheltenham QC will receive the award for his stellar career in the legal profession and achieving the deserving accolade of judicial luminary while Brigadier General Rudyard Eggleton Carrington Lewis is being honoured for his extraordinary achievement and meritorious service to the military in Barbados.
Companion of Honour (For distinguished national achievement and merit.)
Dr. Jerry Bruce Emtage: For his contribution to the medical profession and particularly in the field of urology.
Tony Gibbs: For his sterling contribution in the field of Engineering in Barbados and the Caribbean.
O’Brien Trotman: For his service in politics and contribution to the trade union movement.
Gold Crown of Merit (For highly meritorious service or achievement in science, the arts, literature, sports, civic duties or any other endeavour worthy of national recognition)
Alister Andrew Alexander: For his contribution to vending in Barbados and in particular the development of the Barbados Association of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN).
Randolph Ashton Harris: For his contribution as a Sports Administrator in football both locally and regionally.
Professor Patsy Rose Prussia: For her outstanding contribution to Cancer Research and Continuing Medical Education.
Condé Andrew Riley, OBE: For his contribution as a Sports Administrator in the field of cricket.
Barbados Star of Gallantry: For acts of conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme peril.
Manoharsingh Athishaya Rajamanickam: In recognition of his courage and selfless effort to restrict the entry of the COVID-19 virus into the island during the initial stage of the global pandemic.
Captain Donville Adderson Dash: For his courage and commitment in difficult and dangerous conditions during the initial stage of Barbados’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lieutenant (Coast Guard) Anderson Goodridge: For his courage and commitment in difficult and dangerous conditions during the initial stage of Barbados’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lieutenant Rudolf Oscar Morris: A Registered Nurse, is being recognised for his courage and selfless effort to restrict the entry of the COVID-19 virus into the island during the initial stage of the global pandemic.
Silver Crown of Merit : For meritorious service or achievement in science, the arts, literature, sports, civic duties or any other endeavour worthy of national recognition.
Margot Anastasia Aquan: For her outstanding contribution to the teaching profession and service to the community.
Reynold De Lisle Grant : For his contribution as a community activist and worker.
Emerson Millard Howard: For his contribution to nursing in Barbados.
Rev. Dr. Joseph Onesimus Tudor, J.P: For his service to the Barbados Council for the Disabled and support of persons with disabilities.
Barbados Service Star: For meritorious work in the civil, fire, military, police, prison or other protective services or any other similar field of endeavour.
Arthur Henderson Collymore: For his contribution as an environmentalist and his continuing efforts to preserve the natural beauty of the island.
Diston Anthony DaCosta Howell: For his community service.
Movelle Jordan: For contribution to the catering services in Barbados and her work in the community.
Henderson Theophilus Roach: For his contribution to the postal service and his work in the community after retirement.
Clarence Henderson Shepherd: For his contribution to Environmental Health in Barbados.
Barbados Service Medal: For meritorious work in the civil, fire, military, police, prison or other protective services or any other similar field of endeavour.
Gervis Isabelle Forde-Parris: For her social and economic contribution as a hawker in Barbados for many years and her community spirit.
Richard Chesterfield Harper: For his sterling community service in particular assistance to the elderly.
Tyronne Leroy Scantlebury, JP: For his community service and, in particular, his work with the elderly and the youth.
Irvine Streete: For his contribution to the sport of bodybuilding and community service.
Winfield Carlisle Trotman: For his contribution to the tourism industry and service to the community.
Barbados Bravery Medal: (For acts of bravery in hazardous circumstances.)
Glenroy Hackett: For his efforts in saving the life of a young St. Lucian University of the West Indies (UWI) female student who got into difficulty while swimming.