Former Minister of Government receives award at UWI Open Campus’ Graduation

The Honorable Rene Baptiste receivied the Pelican Award from the University of the West Indies Open Campus Alumni Association on Saturday’s graduation held in St.Lucia.

The Honorable Rene Baptiste explained that she was surprised when she was nominated by past students for the award. She outlined that the nominations are usually sent to a committee at the University of the West Indies for a final decision to be made, she was one of the ten recipients.

Among the recipients were Dame Pearlette Loiusy, a former Governor General of St.Lucia, Dr Didicus Jules of the OECS Commission and Dancia Penn QC, a former Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands.