5 Grenadians in Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours List

Sister Maureen Alexander

by Linda Straker

Sister Maureen Alexander, retired Principal of St Joseph’s Convent, St George’s, is among 5 persons in Grenada named in the Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours List. Alexander received the highest honour for Grenada.

The Grenada Honourees are:

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

  • Sister Maureen Alexander. For services to education.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

  • André Cherman. For services to business.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Cecil St Louis. For services to education.

British Empire Medal (BEM)

  • Adrian Blackman. For services to the community.
  • Sergeant Lawrence Francis. For services to the community.

Sometime in 2018, the honourees will be officially recognised during a ceremony. Those who cannot travel to London to receive the award directly from the Queen, will receive their awards at a ceremony spearheaded on island by the Queen’s representative, Governor-General Dame Cécile La Grenade.

The names of all persons in the United Kingdom and persons from 16 Commonwealth nations were published in the 30th Edition of the London Gazette.

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