Tribute to Belizean Patriots 2016

Together with the National Honours and Awards Advisory Committee, the National Celebrations Commission is pleased to announce the names of the men and women who will be honoured at the Tribute to Belizean Patriots event on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m.

The annual honours programme recognizes people who have put country and people above self. Governor General of Belize Sir Colville Young will preside over the proceedings and bestow the awards.

Order of Distinction 

  1. H.E. Ambassador Benjamin Ho of Taiwan: For distinguished service to Belize
  2. Mrs. Jane Usher: For distinguished service to Belize

Meritorious Service Award

  1. Sister Josefina Alamilla: For contributions to religious life and community service
  2. Mr. Lucio Alcoser: For contributions to music
  3. Ms. Vilma Bailey (posthumously): For contributions to nursing and health
  4. Mr. Danny Cornoquie (posthumously): For contributions to public security safety
  5. Mr. Lester Gilbert Eiley: For contributions to philanthropy
  6. Ms. Lottie Paulino Flores: For contributions to education
  7. Mrs. Alicia Andrea Harrison: For contributions to social service
  8. Mr. Stephen Humes: For contributions to education
  9. Ms. Geraldine Mai: For contributions to community service
  10. Mr. Pedro Guerra Mena (posthumously): For contributions to politics and sports
  11. Mr. Mario Muschamp: For contributions to environment and conservation
  12. Mrs. Dalila Norris: For contributions to humanitarian service
  13. Ms. Mavis Felicia Nunez: For contributions to nursing and health
  14. Mr. Brad Pattico: For contributions to music
  15. Mr. Nelson Robinson: For contributions to sports (football)
  16. Mr. Albert Papi Smith: For contributions to sports (football)
  17. Ms. Beverly Swasey: For contributions to community service
  18. Brother Karl Swift, S.J.: For contributions to religious life and community service
  19. Mrs. Maria Elena Sylvestre: For entrepreneurship and community service

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