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CMI celebrates 33rd Annual Graduation with regional head

Published:Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing Audrey Sewell presents the award for Outstanding Community Service to Paressa Lawrence, graduate of the shipping and logistics degree programme at the CMI 33rd annual graduation ceremony, held at the Jamaica Conference Centre last Thursday.
Recipient of the Executive Director's Award for Excellence Petrece Martin is presented with her award by wife of the executive director of the CMI Lois Pinnock.
Recipients of the Monica Silvera Scholarship share a proud moment with president of the Caribbean Shipping Association Grantley Stephenson (left) and prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne (right). The recipients are (from second left) Ramar Lovelace, Nardica Phillips, Kayon Davis, and Shane Salmon.
Prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne (right) assists president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) Grantley Stephenson (centre) and Dionne Mason-Gordon, conference and operations manager, CSA, in the handover of the cheque to executive director of the institute Dr Fritz Pinnock, while third officer Kymani Seymour and navigational cadet Shane Salmon look on.
Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) expresses its appreciation to the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) through the presentation of an award to recognise the unwavering support of the CSA. Prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gastone Browne (right) presents the CMI Special Industry Award of Appreciation to Grantley Stephenson, president of the CSA.
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Graduation 2014 was a special occasion for the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) as it celebrated its 33rd annual staging of the event with regional partners and friends of the industry. The celebrations spanned two days, beginning with a welcome ceremony for the guest speaker, Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, on Wednesday, November 12, and the graduation exercise on Thursday, November 13.

On Wednesday, students of the CMI benefited from the generous donation from industry partners of the institute, The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA). The Monica Silvera Scholarship Foundation, established by the CSA, provides U$20,000 annually to needy but deserving students.