The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC), M.S, recently honoured West Indies 20/20 female players Shemaine Campbelle and Tremayne Smartt for being members of the victorious World Cup squad.
President David Granger, who is Patron of the Club, along with immediate past Patron Beverly Harper joined members of the club to honour the duo of making the Ancient County of Berbice proud.
Campbelle, a member of the RHTY&SC, M.S, received an airline ticket to the United States of America, compliments of Caribbean Airlines and also received a gold medallion from the RHT Female team official sponsor, Metro Office and Computer Supplies.
Smartt, a member of the Tucker Park Cricket Club, and Campbelle received a large trophy and an airline ticket to the U.S.A., compliments of a Berbice businessman, who wishes to remain unknown.
Ansa McAl Trading’s Chief Executive Officer, Beverly Harper, presented special hampers to two champions and also disclosed that the duo would be unveiled shortly as the official faces of the company’s “Act as a Girl” promotion on billboards and television advertisements. Harper encouraged the attentive cricketers to remain focus to always strive for excellence.
President Granger congratulated Campbelle and Smartt on their personal achievements of being world champions and stated that Guyana was proud of them.
The Head-of-State also complimented RHTY&SC, M.S, for honouring the duo as it is important to recognise the country’s heroes.
Both Campbelle and Smartt, in invited comments after the ceremony, expressed gratitude to the club for honouring them and stated that the presence of President Granger made the event more special for them.