Five Grenadians are among 1,197 people that will be recognised for their contribution to the arts, charity and business ventures as part of the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.
Grenadians lead the way for Caribbean nationals receiving awards on the Queen’s New Year Honours List for 2017.
This year, there are five awardees from Grenada; four from St Kitts and Nevis and three from Antigua & Barbuda.
The honours are as follows:
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE):
Michael Archibald (for services to banking)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE):
Lawrence Anthony Duncan (for services to the cruise ship industry)
Maudlyn Ferguson (for services to education)
British Empire Medal (BEM):
Jarvis Kelvin Paul Lawrence (for services to horticulture and business)
Norbert Carlvin Simon (for services to the fishing industry)
Other Famous Persons listed include:
The World Tennis Number One and BBC Sport’s Personality of the Year Andy Murray.
Mo Farah-Multiple gold-medal winner and insanely speedy distance runner.
This time round, women have earned 603 awards, with 322 BEMs, 503 MBEs and 222 OBEs.