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2017 Bahamian Icon Nominees Announced
Apr 20, 2017 - 11:36:10 AM

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NEW PROVIDENCE — (Tuesday APRIL 18, 2017)The ALIV Bahamian Icon Awards organizing committee, sponsors and partners are proud to announce our 2017 Nominees. The public was asked to submit persons they wished to be considered for nomination through our website at www.bahamianiconawards.com. Over 700 candidates were received from across the country. The ALIV Bahamian Icon Awards Organizing Committee selected the following nominees from those submissions:


SPORTS (Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture)

Pedrya Seymour
Track and Field
Levan Sands
Track and Field
Jay Major
Todd Isaacs, Jr.
Macumbla "Comby" Smith

TOURISM (Ministry of Tourism)

Marva Munroe
Pelican Bay Resort, Grand Bahama
Lydia Hill
Abaco Vacation Planner, Abaco
Kerry Fountain
Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board
Stuart Bowe
Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and Casino
Marv Cunningham
Mr. Mix

RISING STAR (Scotiabank)

Sabria Thompson
St. Leo University/IRS program
Bahamian Trae
Exile Media Group
Jasper Thomas
DJ Ovadose
Izaak Bastian


Robert Bain
The National Dance Company of The Bahamas
Charlie Brown
Exile Media Group
Lamon Stubbs
The Gentlemen's Club
William Simmons
Space 2 Create, Eleuthera
Phyllis Garraway
Yodephy Dance and Modeling Academy


John Cox
Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts
Ryan Turnquest
A Whole New World; A Journey to Neverland
Allan Wallace
Salt Bae
Rochelle Knowles
Shell Tunez
James Pinder
Louise McDonald High School, Bimini


“Good Feelings”
Erica Symonette
“My Islands In The Sun”
Wendy Lewis
“Ain’t Missin It”
Dyson Knight/Rik Carey
“I Come to Party”
Judah The Lion
“The Outlaw (Ride On)”

COMMERCE (Bahamas Express Couriers)

Keith Glinton
Sol Petroleum Bahamas
Lauryn Holewesko
The Island House
Keshelle Davis
The Training Authority
Sonia Cox-Hamilton
Bahamas Cooperative League
Edison Sumner
The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce

EDUCATION (Carpet World)

Brenda Bain/Patrice Johnson
Agape Christian School, Abaco

Dr. Coralee Kelly
University of the Bahamas; Northern Campus, Grand Bahama

Myrton King
Sunland Baptist Academy, Grand Bahama
Jason Edwards
St. Augustine’s College
Ramona Wells
C.H. Reeves Junior High School


Chrystal Bethell
Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism

Nina Laing
"Tasha", The New Rules of Sex and Dating

Remardo Russell
"Barber", Crazy Love 2
Jonico Pratt
"Son", You Can Lead A Horse to Water
David Burrows
"Macbeth", Macbeth


Dr. Dane Bowe
Bahamas Bone & Joint Centre
Dr. Cyprian Strachan
Javon Medical Center

Dr. Beverton Moxey
Bahamas Health And Healing Medical Centre

Dr. Yasmine Robinson
Walk-In Clinic
Dr. Adrian Sawyer
Oxford Medical Center


The New Rules of Sex and Dating
Kerel Pinder, Producer
It Takes Two
Nikolette Elden, Producer
You Can Lead a Horse To Water
Philip Burrows, Producer
Crazy Love 2
Gea Pierre, Producer


Jimmy Mackey
MacFit 360
Denalee Penn-Mackey
Evergreen Mortuary
Mary M. Carrol Johnson
House of Magdalene
Morgan Fernander
Al Francis
The Home Center


Kareem Mortimer, Producer
"The Underneath"
Karissma Robinson, Producer
"The Stew"
Henrietta Cartwright, Producer
"The Conch Gone"
Lavado Stubbs, Producer

MEDIA (Cable Bahamas)

Juan McCartney
The Nassau Guardian
Dwight Strachan
Morning Blend
Beverly Curry
Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas
Luval "Big L" Culmer
More 94 FM
Alesha Cadet
The Tribune


Tracy Ann Perpall
TAP Vlogs
Terrance Gilbert
King Khloud
Timico Sawyer

Allan Wallace, Jamaal Rolle, Stephan Legend

Andrew Bain
10th Year Seniors


The Bahamian Icon Awards Committee will also present our first Lifetime Achievement Award to Cleophas Adderley for his trans-generational contributions to national building through Youth Development.
Winners will be announced at the 2017 ALIV Bahamian Icon Awards Ceremony held at the Independence Ballroom on June 17, 2017. And aired live exclusively on Our TV. Tickets are on sale Friday April 21, 2017 at SIDDA Communications Group, Ltd. in the Shirley Street Plaza.

About The ALIV Bahamian Icon Awards
The ALIV 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 please visit www.bahamianiconawards.com .

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