(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The management of United Insurance Agents (Saint Lucia) Ltd, agents for Massy United Insurance in Saint Lucia, would like to congratulate Carol Whilby-Maxwell on being awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cricket West Indies (CWI) and West Indies Players Association (WIPA).
The prestigious award which was presented to Mrs. Whilby-Maxwell by Mr. Dave Cameron, President – Cricket West Indies (CWI) at a joint Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 20 at the Hilton Hotel, Barbados gave recognition to her for being one of the original pioneers of Women’s Cricket in the Caribbean.
Mrs. Whilby-Maxwell, a Sales Agent for United Insurance Agents (Saint Lucia) Ltd, agents for Massy United Insurance, is the former President of the West Indies Women’s Cricket Federation and had been for two terms (8 years). She has also operated as the WINDIES Women’s Team Manager. A Jamaican native, she has served in several Cricket affiliated capacities such as Public Relations Officer for the Jamaica Women’s Cricket Association, Manager of the Jamaica Women’s Cricket Team, Public Relations Officer for the Saint Lucia National Netball Association and the Manager of the Saint Lucia National Under-16 Netball Team and is presently a Netball Coach/ Umpire and Committee Member on the Castries Cricket Association.
Mrs. Whilby-Maxwell is no stranger to the sport of Cricket as in her younger days she was a good player of the Melbourne Cricket Club in Jamaica and of the Toughest Wrecking Crew in Saint Lucia. Carol, who claims that receiving this award is her best achievement yet, commented that, ‘during that time to now, I am very proud of being instrumental in the play of the Caribbean Region’s West Indies Ladies Cricket Team, as under my management they moved from being one of the lowest ranked teams, to currently the defending World Cup Champions in T20. They will be defending their championship in November 2018 right here in Saint Lucia, something I look forward with great pride to see. ’
‘Our company is very proud to be associated with such a phenomenal sports woman who has made such a valuable contribution to Women’s Cricket and Sports, says Faye Miller – General Manager, United Insurance Agents (Saint Lucia) Ltd.
The Management & Staff of United Insurance Agents (Saint Lucia) Ltd and Massy United Insurance applaud Carol’s continued devotion to the development of women’s cricket in the region.