New National Party

Grenada’s first female Governor-General receives her knighthood

Jul 24, 2014 09:56AM


ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, July 23, 2014 – GIS: Grenada’s first female Governor-General, Dame Cecile La Grenade, has been knighted during a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace in England.

The official ceremony occurred during her first official visit to the United Kingdom, two days after a private audience with Her Majesty The Queen on July 9th.

The Knighthood represents another title to her Excellency Dame Cécile La Grenade, adding to credits that already include GCMG, OBE, and PhD.

After leaving the United Kingdom, the Governor General traveled to the United States on private business, returning to Grenada on July 22nd.

Dame La Grenade was accompanied by her Aide-de-Camp, ASP Randy Connaught.

The Governor General was sworn into office in May of last year with Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell saying that her inauguration serves as a “beacon of hope that can inspire a whole nation.”

Photo attached: Governor General of Grenada Dame Cecile La Grenade holds up her Insignia of the Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George Dame Grand Gross after it was presented to her by The Prince of Wales at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, 11 July 2014.

Go Back