35 Jamaicans Receive 2020 Governor-General’s Achievement Award (GGAA)

Thirty-five (35) inspiring Jamaicans have been selected to receive the Governor-General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA).

The award, which recognizes outstanding contribution to community and nation building, will be presented in a virtual ceremony to be staged in February 2021, under the theme: ‘Engaging, Empowering & Inspiring Jamaicans’.

The GGPE (Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence) is pleased to announce the 2020 awardees for:


St. Mary

–  18-24 category        Mr. Rahjean Sortie

–  25-35 category        Mr. Glenville McLeod

–  Over 35 category    Mr. Nigel Nelson


St. Catherine

–  18-24 category        Mr. Alrick Davis

–  25-35 category        Dr. Alex Tracey

–  Over 35 category    Dr. Errol Wright


St. Andrew

–  18-24 category        Ms. Tamoy Campbell

–  25-35 category        Dr. Romario Simpson

–  Over 35 category    Dr. Olivene Burke



–  18-24 category        Ms. Evryanna Hylton

–  25-35 category        Mr. Amorkard Brown

–  Over 35 category    Mr. Erold Pinkney


St. Thomas

–  18-24 category        Ms. Dena-Kay Taylor

–  Over 35 category    Ms. Janet Cousins



–  18-24 category         Ms. Shavonese Shirly

–  Over 35 category     Ms. Janet Brimm



–  18-24 category        Mr. Brandon Grant

–  Over 35 category    Mr. Nickoyon Brown


St. James

–  18-24 category         Mr. Rashaun Stewart

–  25-35 category         Mr. Jermaine Harris

–  Over 35 category     Mr. Conroy Thompson


St. Elizabeth

–  18-24 category         Ms. Shyan Robinson

–  25-35 category         Ms. Renea Bromfield

–  Over 35 category     Rev. Godfrey Watson



–  18-24 category        Ms. Crystal Scale

–  25-35 category        Ms. Monique Ingram

–  Over 35 category    Mrs. Patricia Reid



–  18-24 category        Ms. Britany Forsythe

–  25-35 category        Mr. Travis Benain

–  Over 35 category    Mrs. Morlett Schloss



–  18-24 category        Ms. Shamona Smith

–  Over 35 category    Ms. Aldith Stewart


St. Ann

–  18-24 category         Ms. Shanique Davidson

–  Over 35 category     Mr. Glenna Revers-Robb



–  Over 35 category    Ms. Shantae Grant



The GGAA is the award component of the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE) and was established to acknowledge the meaningful contribution of community leaders and to celebrate the success of persons who model service above self and impact national life.

Recipients aged eighteen (18) to thirty-five (35) are selected on the basis of academic achievements, while persons thirty-five (35) and above must demonstrate evidence of leadership through innovative and sustainable community projects that impact family, youth and education.


For more information, please contact Mr. Abrahim Simmonds via email at asimmonds@kingshouse.gov.jm or phone at 876-550-9460, or Mr. Alex Sterling via email at email at asterling@kingshouse.gov.jm, or phone at 876-550-4534.