The Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s 20th anniversary celebrations continued over the weekend with CCMI’s Festival of the Seas gala.
And what a magical night it was under the stars last Saturday (3 November) night at Grand Old House.
This year, CCMI’s annual Festival of the Seas gala featured something new: CCMI’s Ocean Awards, which give special recognition to individuals, organisations, and corporate entities that are making a positive impact on the future of our oceans.
Here are the winners:
Aaron Hunt – Community Coral Champion
Janice Blumenthal – Change-maker of the Year
Royal Palms Beach Club – Tourism Advocate of the Year
Butterfield Bank – Marine Conservation Company of the Year
Johanna Kohler – Science and Research Project of the Year
Cassandra MacDowell – Rising Star Award
Claire Hughes – People’s Choice Awards