Bahamians in Queen's birthday honours

SEVERAL Bahamians were named to the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for exemplary services to The Bahamas, Government House has announced. 

Among the honorees are Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle, who received the Queen’s Police Medal for exceptional contribution to the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

Frederick Asa Hazlewood received the honour of Knight Commander, Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) for services to business;  Pastor Paul Adlai Scavella received the honour of companion, Order of St Michael and St George for services to religion and community; while Godfrey Brian Thomas received the honour of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to business.

Those who received the honour of Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) include James Randolph Bain, for services to business; Kingsley Livingstone Black, for services to education and labour; Dr Christian Elizabeth Darville, for services to medicine and business; Julieth Naomi Minnis, for services to health; Hugh Allison O’Brien, for services to the community; and Olvin Peter Rees, for services to business.

The honour of British Empire Medal (BEM) went to Brian Berkley Brown, for services to the community; Nesbitt Alphonso Higgins, for services to politics; Robert John Roberts, for services to the community; Reverend Dr Ifill Earlin Russell, for services to religion; Daniel Olander Sumner, for services to sports; and Reverend Dr James Samuel Sweeting, for services to civics and religion.