'2018 Trinidad & Tobago National Awardees



The Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
(The highest award in TnT for distinguished and outstanding service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Mr. Wendell Mottley - Former Finance Minister/AthleteNational Development/Public Service
The Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has replaced The Trinty Cross, which was changed by Government following a High Court ruling in 2006 that the award indirectly discriminates against certain religions


The Chaconia Medal (Gold)
(Community Service)
Mr. Jones P Madeira - Editorial Executive ConsultantPublic Service/Journalism
Dr. Romesh Mootoo - Medical PractitionerMedicine/Health
Dr. Waveney Charles - HaemotologistMedicine
Mr. Ewart Williams - Former Central Bank GovernorPublic Service
Ms. Joan Yuille Williams - Former Minister of Community Development & Gender AffairsCulture/Public Service


The Chaconia Medal (Silver)
(For long and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Dr. Clifford Alexis - Musical instrument Specialist/Educator/ComposerCulture/Community Service
Mr. Neville Jules - Retired Pan Player/ArrangerCulture/Community Service
Mr. Roy Narinesingh - Publisher/Author/EditorEducation
Pundit Seereeram Maharaj - PunditReligion/Culture
Dr. Kern Tobias - Caribbean Union Conference PresidentCommunity Service
Pundit Bhownath Maraj - PunditReligion/Culture


The Chaconia Medal (Bronze)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
No recipient(s) this year nominated for the Chaconia Medal (Bronze)


Hummingbird Medal (Gold)
(For loyal and devoted service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Mr. Kent Bede Bernard - Court CaseworkerSport
Ms. Hazel Thompson-Ahye - AttorneyPublic Service/Youth Development
Ms. Angela Murphy - PhysiotherapistMedicine/Health
Dr. Helene Marceau - Medical DoctorMedicine/Public Service
Mr. Winston "Explainer" Henry - CalypsonianeCulture/Education
Dr. Ian Anthony Hypolite - Psychiatrist/Athletic CoachMedicine/Health
Dr. Varma Deyalsingh - Family Doctor/PsychiatristMedicine/Health
Mr. Thomas E Lawrence - T&T Civil Aviation Authority Chairman & Retired Airline CaptainPublic Service


Hummingbird Medal (Silver)
(For loyal and devoted service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Mr. Michael Paul - Retired TSTT TechnicianSport/Community Service
Mr. Haji Mohammed Hosein - Retired School PrincipalSport/Education
Mr. Narrie Aproo - Black Indian MasqueraderCulture/Community Service
Mr. Keith Thomas - Swim CoachCommunity Service/Youth Development
Mr. Arnold Alpheus Ransome - Lead Baritone Singer, Southernaires ChoirCulture
Ms. Ella Andall - Calypsonian/ActressCulture/Music
Mr. Willard "Relator" Harris - CalypsonianCulture
Mr. Donric "Funny" Williamson - CalypsonianCulture
Mr. Fred "Composer" Mitchell - CalypsonianCulture
Mr. Teniel Campbell - CyclistSport
Mr. Dylan Carter - SwimmerSport
Mr. Nicholas Paul - CyclistSport
Mr. Kwesi Browne - CyclistSport
Mr. Njisane Phillip - CyclistSport


Humming Bird Medal (Bronze)
(For loyal and devoted service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Sariah Estrada - Student USCGallantry


The Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
Mr. Michael Scott (Posthumously) - Retired TeacherArts/Community Service
Dr. Oswin Christian Rose - Consumer Law SpecialistPublic Service
Ms. Beryl Irma Brewster - Senior Nursing LectureryPublic Service/Health
Mr. Prem Premanand Nandlal - Retired Industrial ChemistMedicine
Dr. Rasheed Usman Adam - Medical Doctor/NeurosurgeonPublic Service/Medicine
Mr. Ronald Richardson - Retired Teacher IICommunity Service/Education
Mr. Bronson Berry Merritt - Retired School Supervisor IIIEducation/Public Service
Mr. Teddy Brathwaite (Posthumously) - Retired Deputy Commissioner of PrisonsPublic Service/Defence Force
Mr. Liaquat Ali Shah - CEO/Chemical EngineerPublic Service/Health
Ms. Camille Hosein - Retired principalEducation/Public Service
Mr. Francis Seupaul (Posthumously) - Retired PrincipalEducation/Community Service
Ms. Lynette Lalla-Chote - Retired PrincipalEducation/Community Service
Dr. Lester Efebo Wilkinson - Retired Ambassador/Permeant Secretary/ConsultantPublic Service
Mr. Mahmud Sultan Dean Aziz - Retired Barrister at Law) Public ServicePublic Service


The Public Service Medal of Merit (Silver)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
No recipient(s) this year nominated for the Chaconia Medal (Bronze)


The Public Service Medal of Merit (Bronze)
(For outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad & Tobago)
No recipient(s) this year nominated for the Chaconia Medal (Bronze)


Medal For the Development of Women (Gold)
(For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Women's Rights and Issues in Trinidad and Tobago)
Dr. Krishendaye Rampersad - Writer, Journalist, EducatorJournalism/Development of Women







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