THE ANTHONY N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence has announced four laureates for its 2013 awards.
The awards this year include a joint award, a tie, for Science & Technology.
The laureates are: Arts & Letters: Prof Caryl Phillips, St Kitts & Nevis (OECS); Public & Civic Contributions: Rhonda Maingot, Trinidad & Tobago; Science & Technology: Prof Dave Chadee, Trinidad & Tobago and Science & Technology: Professor Anselm J.M. Hennis, Barbados.
Country nominating committees
The laureates were proposed by country nominating committees, and selected by a regional panel of eminent persons.
The Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards is the only programme in the Caribbean which seeks out and rewards outstanding nominees in Arts & Letters, Public & Civic Contributions, and Science & Technology. It has been in existence since 2005, and was, till 2010, a biennial award, at which time it became an annual award. The prizes are worth TT$500,000 each, and each laureate will receive a medal and citation at a ceremony in April.