A number of St Lucians have made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year.
According to government information, over 13 individuals were selected based on their contributions to various spheres of the country’s development.
Their names were first chosen by government ministers and had to be approved by Queen Elizabeth II. This is an annual process which takes place as part of the monarch’s birthday celebrations.
The St. Lucians to be honoured include Nathalbert Polycarp Husbands for service to the nation, Anthony Joseph Neville Skeet for his contribution to national development and Andre Chastanet for his service to business.
Others include Rosemund Elizabeth Josephine Taylor for contributions to public service development, Sylvestre Phillip for education and community efforts, Jeremy Finbar De Lellis Sullivan for education and Marcus Day for humanitarian services.
Richard Lascaris will be honoured for his involvement in the fishing industry while Rosalind Ettiene Joseph was chosen for education and community development.
Others making the list are John Noel for service to the community, Edward Edwin Manaoo for his work in the fisheries cooperative movement and Lenus Leon for service to the fisheries sector.