GRENADA-HONOURS-Calypsonian among five to be honoured by the Queen

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Calypsonian Elywn ‘Wizzard’ McQuilkin is among five Grenadians named on the Queen’s 2010 honours list.

He has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of his contribution to culture.

McQuilkin, who marked 40 years of calypso singing in 2009, is well known for his hit song “IMF”.

Other Grenadians being honoured by the Queen are Carriacou businessman Franklyn Theodore St. Bernard Bullen, for service to the business community; Mrs. Faith Jessamy, for public service training and farming; Susanna Antoine for her contribution to education; and footballer Jason Roberts for his service to the sports industry.

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