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Avery Dickenson

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averyThe sudden passing of Miss Avery Dickenson has left an instantaneous shock-wave, not only in St. Kitts-Nevis and its environs, but throughout the entire region.

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AGNES CROSSLEY – MEDAL OF HONOUR – AGRICULTURE

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crosslyAgnes Crossley, who was born in Cayon in 1937, knew from the youthful age of 19 that work in agriculture was her calling. By this means she has made an invaluable contribution to the development of the Federation for over 55 years.

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MARIA LOUISE BARKER –STAR OF MERIT- NURSING

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barkerMaria Louise Barker, native to the twin island Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, was born on August 18 1935 to the late Thomas and Cecily Barker of Basseterre.

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Tribute To Victoria Gavin-Richardson, Jamaica 50 SKN Awardee

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dgBasseterre, St Kitts; 8 September 2012:  Mrs. Victoria Gavin-Richardson was born in Manchester, south central Jamaica.  She attended the Carron Hall High School, a boarding institution for girls in the eastern parish of St. Mary.  Like her fellow Jamaican, the legendary Mary Seacole, she chose to pursue the nursing profession, and trained at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. She worked as a nurse for a number of years until she made a decision to leave the profession, so that she could dedicate her life, from the mid-1960s into the 1980s, to being a wife, and mother to her three children, Grace, Howard and Michael.  She caught the teaching-bug and did a short stint at the renowned Jamaica College (J.C.) where she taught Spanish.  

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