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Thursday 16 August 2018
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15 for QRC’s Hall of Honour

Queen’s Royal College will induct 15 distinguished alumni into the College’s Hall of Honour tomorrow at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port-of-Spain from 6 pm.

President Anthony Carmona will preside over the Sixth Hall of Honour ceremony organised by the college’s Old Boys’ association.

This year’s inductees are: Donald “Jackie” Hinkson, artist and sculptor; Sir Robert Alexander Falconer, fifth president of the University of Toronto; Dr Merlyn Price, engineer and medical doctor; Hollis Charles, engineer and pioneer of the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute; Eustace Edward Seignoret, retired ambassador and anti-apartheid activist; Emeritus Professor Dr Felix Durity, neurosurgeon; Cyrus Prudhomme David, lawyer, politician and jurist; Kelwyn Hutcheon, entertainer; Lutalo Masimba (Brother Resistance), entertainer and Dr Jefferson Davidson, scientist and former presiding officer of the Tobago House of Assembly.

Posthumously: William J Locke, novelist and playwright; Victor Noel, athlete and legendary headmaster; Oliver Penlyn (OP) Bennett, jockey; Indar Jit Bahadhur Singh, diplomat and Gen Sir Frank Walter Messervy, first commanding officer of the Pakistan Army.

Students of Queen’s Royal College have been invited to attend the ceremony as the association considers it necessary to inspire them to emulate the honourees who have achieved excellence in their chosen fields.

There are a limited number of tickets available and can be obtained at the Old Boys’ Association office at Queen’s Royal College or by calling 387-2411.

Free parking will be made available from 5 pm at the Nipdec car park, lower Edward Street, Port of Spain.


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