2012 Honorees

Pastor Henoc Paulicin Sr.
Henoc Paulicin is a man of God and leader. He received the call to pastoral ministry in 1999 and Pastoral Ordination 2004. He served as the Senior Pastor of several congregations.

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Rep. Daphne Campbell:

Representative Campbell is originally from Haiti and has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years. Representative Campbell was elected in 2010.

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Rev. Dennis Grant
Pastor, Author, Radio Personality, Motivational Speaker, Community Activist, is described as destined to help others by his peers.

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Cynthia Baker
Mrs. Cynthia Baker McDonald migrated to Florida in the late 1980s. After working at a retail establishment for a short while she ventured into the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

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Comm: Thomas Dorsett
was born in Williamstown Exuma, Bahamas. Resident of South Florida for over forty years. He is involved in numerous activities to include, former president of Carver Ranches Homeowners and the incorporation of the City of West Park.

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Dr. Rovan Locke
In 1986, Dr. Rovan Locke relocated to South Florida from Ann Arbor, Michigan. He decided to join the publishing ranks due to the ‘magnetic pull’ of South Florida to Caribbean-Americans from New York, Canada and the Caribbean Basin.

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Pat Amiel-Young:
Prior to moving to Florida in 1989, Pat Amiel-Young worked as a Legislative Assistant for the American Gas Association in Washington, D.C. She was also the in-house publisher of the company’s Legislative Directory.

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Hugh Ferguson:
Hugh Ferguson after successfully spearheading the publishing of the Jamaica Gleaner Company’s Extra newspaper in South Florida; he founded the

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Roxanne Valies
is Caribbean American by way of Suriname, and has lived in South Florida since 1987. She is a Computer Systems Engineer with 18 years of experience and two Masters degrees in the field of Information Technology and Business.

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Darryl "Mike D." Payne:
has built a solid reputation as a strong labor leader, political and community activist, a generous supporter of various charities and organizations, a proud and loving father and dedicated member/leader of the International Longshoremen’s Association, Union and president of same in 2007 and the youngest president.

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Audrey Ennis:
Audrey Ennis devoted 20 years’ experience working with adults, children, and adolescents as a Family Counselor in the areas of Mental Health, Forensic Psychology, Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention, Multicultural Issues, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Domestic Violence, Teen Parenting, and Depression and Aging.

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