President and Founder of Sandy Point Benevolent Society, Dr. Stewart Williams, was in Sandy Point, St. Kitts over the Whit weekend to launch the SPBS 2016 Banquet.
This year, the SPBS Banquet will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, Frigate Bay, St. Kitts under the Distinguished Patronage of the Honorable Shawn K. Richards, Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis and Alumnus of the Sandy Point High School. The Banquet will be in St. Kitts this year in honor of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the opening of Sandy Point High School, now the Charles E. Mills Secondary School.
The Keynote Speaker is a 1979 Alumnus of Sandy Point High School, Mr. Ulester V. Douglas who now resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Douglas is a Psychotherapist and is the Executive Director of Men Stopping Violence, Atlanta, GA, USA. Ulester was honored by Lifetime Television for Women and the National Network to End Domestic Violence in 2003, and in 2012 by The Ford Motor Company, for his work to end violence against women. He has also received numerous awards including the National District Attorneys Association’s Stephen L. Von Riesen Lecture Of Merit in 2010, and the National Black Herstory Task Force’s Comrade Salute Award in 2004. He has been interviewed by several local, national and international media including CNN, HLN, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Al Sharpton Show, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Atlanta’s V103. He has authored and co-authored articles and curricula on family violence and other human rights issues, including the article "Deconstructing Male Violence Against Women: The Men Stopping Violence Community-Accountability Mode"
The banquet will be held on Monday 26th December 2016 beginning at 7 pm until. The KC5 Band will supply the music for the evening. Come dance the night away.
Start making your preparations to travel from North America, England and wherever you reside outside of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis to get there for the 26th December, 2016. Come kill two birds with one stone. Come for the Banquet, stay for the Annual Carnival celebrations. Come see friends, teachers, family and folks you have not seen for "donkey" years. Here what's been happening, mingle, dance, laugh, just do whatever you want.
Come join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first school that ushered secondary education in St. Kitts in 1966.