2018 Bahamian Icon Awards Winners Announced

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July 12, 2018

The awards were handed out at the 6th Annual Bahamian Icon Awards Ceremony. The grand black tie event was held at the Independence Ballroom of the Melia Nassau Beach Resort. Over 700 guests were entertained hosts Chigozie Ijeoma and Patrice Johnson and by a myriad of diverse Bahamian Performers including Icon Winner Sammi Starr, Alia Coley, Angel Reckley, VISAGE and Cara Newton Thurston. The date for next year’s show will be announced at a later date.

The organizers of the Bahamian Icon Awards are pleased to announce the 2018 award recipients in the following categories: 

Fine Art-Theodore Elyett (Theodore Elyett Designs)
Entertainment-Dillon Sonovia Pierre (Goddess, Once On This Island)
Education-Monique Hinsey (Bahamas Ministry of Education)
Tourism- Jennifer Ellis (Grand Lucayan Resort, Grand Bahama)
Sports- Steven Gardiner (Track and Field)
Media- Jerome Sawyer (On The Record)

Music- Ericka Lady E Symonette (Kill Dat Roach)
Entrepreneurship-Jay and Hilda Forbes (Tasty Teas)
Rising Star-Khalea Richard (Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Abaco)
Youth Development- Coach David Charlton (Star Trackers Athletics Club)
Humanitarianism-Bishop Walter Hanchell (Great Commission Ministries)

Commerce- Tanya McCartney (Bahamas Financial Services Board
Health-Dr. Richard Knowles (Imperial Optical)
Live Entertainment Ensemble- Keeping Up With the Boujees (Kerel Pinder, Producer)
Recorded Entertainment Ensemble- On the Record (Tanya Smith Cartwright, Producer)
Lifetime Achievement-Dr. Gail Saunders

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Photos courtesy of Roderick Wells Photography

About The Bahamian Icon Awards:
The Bahamian Icon Awards acknowledges the exemplary achievements of men and women who have excelled in various industries thus contributing to the overall development of the Bahamian community. Our Mission is to provide an achievable goal that inspires and encourages consistent efforts to achieve excellence and the fostering of good will. For more information visit www.bahamianiconawards.com.

News date : 07/12/2018    Category : About Bahamians, Entertainment, Press Releases

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