St. Kitts-Nevis Association of Houston (SKNAH) Scholarship Awards

The St. Kitts-Nevis Association of Houston (SKNAH) is proud to announce and congratulate the recipients of the ‘2014 St. Kitts-Nevis Association of Houston Independence Scholarship Awards’.

Shavern Browne – Doctoral student of Counseling Psychology at University of Missouri – Kansas City was awarded US$1,500.

Shanequa Hazel – Undergraduate Law student at the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill, Barbados was awarded US $1,000.

Azard Gumbs – Graduate Law student at the Norman Manley Law School, Kingston Jamaica was awarded US $500.

The winners of the 3rd annual SKNAH Independence Scholarship will be honored at the association’s annual Independence Gala to be held on October 18th at the IG&G Reception Hall, Houston, TX. The Gala will feature cultural performances; including the Texas Steel Pan Orchestra and will be headlined by Houston’s popular Galaxy Band.

We take this opportunity to thank our independent reviewers, who have no affiliation with SKNAH but gave of their time to ensure a fair and efficient judging process. We extend gratitude to the members, friends and supporters of SKNAH whose generous donations make our annual scholarship possible. Special thanks to St. Kitts Music Festival; The Embassy of St. Kitts and Nevis – Washington, DC; ICON Real Estate; House Query; Carroll Robinson and Sylvanus Donaie of One Love Caribbean Newspaper.


Formally established in 2008, SKNAH is a grassroots non-profit organization with the purpose of providing support and enhancing the lives of Kittitians and Nevisians in our Federation and the Greater Houston, Texas area. We are involved in educational, social service programs, volunteerism and keeping our culture strong and vibrant. To learn more about SKNAH visit our website, find us on Facebook or email us at

Shanequa Hazel_Second Place Recipient
Shanequa Hazel_Second Place Recipient
Azard Gumbs_Third Place Recipient
Azard Gumbs_Third Place Recipient

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