Hubert King, affectionately known as "Teacher King" a well known educator in the district has been nominated for the esteemed award of Member Of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V of the United Kingdom. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions. In decreasing order of seniority, these are:
1. Knight Grand Cross (GBE) or Dame Grand Cross (GBE)
2. Knight Commander (KBE) or Dame Commander (DBE)
3. Commander (CBE)
4. Officer (OBE)
5. Member (MBE) .
The British monarch is Sovereign of the Order, and appoints all other members of the Order (by convention, on the advice of the Government).
Members of all classes of the Order are assigned positions in the order of precedence. Wives of male members of all classes also feature on the order of precedence, as do sons, daughters.
Mr. King, according to Mr. Bousquet will recieve this honour at a date to be announced shortly.
In another post we will give you a brief account of King's service in the community.
Bousquet, standing up for the Advancement,Involvement and Recognition of his people