Providenciales, TCI, October 10, 2016 – Today is a public holiday. No longer Columbus Day, now National Heritage Day and there will be 42 people celebrated at the National Awards Ceremony this morning at 10 in Grand Turk on Parade Grounds.
The list is long and filled with exceptional islanders who have added to the quality of life here in the TCI. Two will get the Order of the TCI prize; four will receive the Cayos Medal for patriotism; there are 25 for the long service medal including four former chief ministers; four individuals will be medaled for meritorious service and seven will be bestowed the national Young Achievers medal.
You can see the full list of honorees released on Friday to media at Magnetic Media TV.com. Those named had also been Gazetted weeks before.