by Clive Bacchus
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Today Wednesday, May 19 an Investiture Ceremony was held to formally award seven recipients of the Companion of the Star of Merit (CSM) at the Governor General’s House.
The recipients of the Companion of the Star of Merit were:
Dr. Burnell Sylvester Nisbett – for his work in the field of Medicine
Dr. Cameron Wilkinson – National Service in Crisis
Dr. Hazel Oreta Laws – National Service in Crisis
Mrs. Viola Jacobs – For her dedication and years of service in Education
Reverend Rudolph Smithen – For his Religious Service within the federation
Mrs. Shirley Gloria Estelle Browne – For her dedication and years of service in Education
Mr. Abdias Samuel – National Service in Crisis
Dr. Timothy Harris Prime Minister and minister with responsibility for National Security was the featured speaker at the ceremony and amid gratitudes, underscored the importance of the work the honorees have done and emphasized that the work of Dr. Laws, Dr. Wilkinson and Mr. Samuel continue.