Prime Minister Harris lauds seven outstanding recipients of the Medal of Honour

Source: SKNVibes
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Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has lauded the meritorious contributions of seven outstanding daughters of the soil who “laboured long and hard in the vineyard of public service” and as a result were today (Thursday, June 30) conferred with the Medal of Honour.

The seven recipients were awarded at the National Awards Investiture Ceremony hosted at Government House by His Excellency the Governor General, Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton. They were first honoured on National Heroes Day on September 16, 2021.

Receiving the Medal of Honour were Mrs. Robilee Gertrude Jean and Mrs. Anica Pitt-Hazel for services to nursing; Mrs. Elizabeth Collins-Woodley for nursing and community service; Ms. Helena Maisie “Nana’ Stapleton for entrepreneurship in the area of market vending; Mrs. Icilma Telmadre Springer and Mrs. Palsy Lorner Wilkin for their services to education, and Mrs. Ingrid Charles-Gumbs for her work in the fields of education and community service.

In congratulating the awardees, Prime Minister Harris said, “We mark their outstanding contribution, in areas of vital importance to all the people of St. Kitts and Nevis: to our health and care, to our economy and national wealth, to the education of our young people, to the future stability and prosperity of our islands.”

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