Hendrickson, Meeks this year's Carlton Alexander awardees
AWARD-WINNING entrepreneur Gary 'Butch' Hendrickson and acclaimed orthodontist Dr Jeffrey Meeks are this year's Carlton Alexander awardees.
Hendrickson, managing director of Continental Baking Company, and Meeks, founder of Island Smiles Limited, will each be presented with the prestigious award at the annual Carlton Alexander Awards Gala Dinner hosted by the Jamaica College Old Boys' Association on Wednesday, June 18 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston.
The award is presented in honour of the late iconic businessman, humanitarian and Jamaica College alumnus, Carlton Alexander, and is the ultimate peer recognition given to Jamaica College graduates in acknowledgement outstanding professional and philanthropic endeavours.
Many prominent Jamaicans are previous awardees, including former Prime Minister Bruce Golding, current Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips, Messrs Richard Byles, Karl Hendrickson, James 'Jimmy' Adams, and the late Maurice Facey.