Hall of Fame

Induction into the Ardenne Alumni Hall of Fame or being presented with the distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is the highest award that can be presented to an individual by the Ardenne Alumni Association. The Hall of Fame was established and developed as a means of recognizing those alumni who stand out because of the excellence they have attained. The aim is to highlight the achievements of the awardees and in so doing create a greater recognition of Ardenne as an institution of excellence and at the same time provide role models for present and future Ardenne students.

To be selected for the Hall of Fame an alumnus must have attended Ardenne for at least the last two years of high school and must have made significant contribution to his or her profession, community or the wider society (emphasis is of course placed on the support for Ardenne and the Alumni Association). Introduction into the Hall of Fame occurs every five years and coincides with the celebration of Homecoming.

2002
Dr. Veta Lewis

Dr. Veta Lewis was attending Ardenne High School while Mrs. Mary Olson-Bailey was still the headmistress. Her educational background after that period includes a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. English and History from the University of London and...

Mr. Lloyd Chuck

Lloyd Chuck graduated from Ardenne in 1962 and went on to work briefly as an X-Ray technician at the Kingston Public Hospital. Thereafter, he was recruited by the ESSO West Indies Kingston Refinery where he successfully completed a course in...

Dr. Melvyn Hester

After graduating from Ardenne, Dr. Melvyn Hester went on to gain a Bachelors Degree from Anderson College, a Master of Arts Degree from Indiana University, and a Master of Science Degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work. He...

Dr. Cecile Skinner-Phillip

Cecile Skinner-Phillip completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Howard University, specializing in Zoology. She then embarked on a career in the field of Dentistry, attaining her Doctor of Dental Surgeon (D.D.S.) in 1977, to the Ph.D. in...

Dr. Ezra Engling

Ezra Engling graduated from Ardenne High School in 1977 where he developed an interest in Literature, Languages and the Arts. During the academic year 1976-77, he served as Deputy Head Boy. In 1980, he completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in...

1997
Dr. Millicent Ferguson Comrie

Dr. Millicent Ferguson-Comrie attended Ardenne High School from 1960 to 1967 where she distinguished herself in extra-curricular activities serving as class prefect and playing on the school's netball team. From Ardenne, she attended the...

Mr. Dean Burrows

Dean Burrowes attended Ardenne High School from 1964-1971. He was the Deputy Head Boy from 1970-71 and a member of the track team and the Manning Cup Football team. After Ardenne he went to the College of Arts Science and Technology where he...

Dr. Doris Channer-Watson

Doris Channer-Watson completed her first degree at the University of the West Indies and from there she moved to the College of London to do her M.B.H.S. which she completed in February 1962. Upon completion, she returned to Jamaica and served...

Dr. Verna Brooks-McKenzie

Dr. Brooks-McKenzie attended Ardenne from 1964-1970 and as a member of the Noel Dexter lead choir she received a silver medal in song and music in The Jamaica Fcstival Competition. After completing her studies at Ardenne, she did a Pre-med course...

Mrs. Vilma McDonald

Vilma McDonald graduated from Ardenne High School in 1957. She then participated in several training programmes and in 1986 completed studies at the Australian Training Institute. She has held a variety of executive posts in several government...

1987
Ms. Joyce Britton

Joyce Briton attended Ardenne High School from 1949-1954. Upon graduating, she joined the staff of Ardenne as a teacher of Bible Knowledge before moving on to Ferncourt High School in a similar capacity. She later left the classroom to work for...

Dr. E. M. Claire Gayle

E.M. Claire Gayle attended Ardenne High School from 1929- 1932 at a time when the institution was located at High Holborn Street and called Jamaica Bible Institute. She studied under Ms. Nellie Olson, Principal. Upon graduating, she was offered a...

Mrs. Mary Olsen-Bailey

Mary Olson-Bailey is the daughter of the Ardenne High School founders and Church of God Missionaries, George and Nellie Olson. She was born in Jamaica in 1913, the third of three children with older brothers Nathan and Daniel. Mary Olson-Bailey...

Mr. Karl Samuda

Karl Samuda attended Ardenne High School in the mid l950s. He went on to do further studies at Lisgar College and the University of Ottawa. He has held senior management positions with major firms including Alcan Jamaica Limited, Canadian...

Mr. Paul Barnett

Paul Barnett attended Ardenne High School from 1959-1964. He later migrated to Toronto to pursue further studies at Sheridan College from which he graduated in 1979 with a Diploma in Business Administration. He joined Dominion Securities Inc.,...

Dr. Halda Shaw

Dr. Shaw attended Ardenne High School from 1951-1957. While there he served as a prefect, captained the first Ardenne Sunlight Cup cricket team and was the valedictorian for the Graduating Class of 1957. After leaving Ardenne he went to Howard...

Mr. Vin Kelly

Vin Kelly attended Ardenne High School from 1954-1957. He joined the Jamaica Information Service in 1959, where he received valuable training under programmes funded by the USAID and the United Kingdom Technical Assistance Fund. He attained the...

Rev. Venice Guntley

Venice Guntley attended Ardenne High School from 1953- 1959. Upon graduating, she attended the St. Peter's Theological College and the Anglican Diocese. After completing her three years studies, she then moved on to Canada to undertake Christian...

Mrs. Pamela Harrison

Pamela Harrison attended Ardenne High School from 1949 – 1955. She later attended St. Francis College where she obtained a B.Sc. Degree, and the University of the West Indies Mona, where she attained a distinction in the Diploma of Education...

Dr. Henley Morgan

Dr. Henley Morgan attended Ardenne High School during 1962-1967. Upon graduating, he left for the United States. While there he attained the Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and Biology; Masters in Industrial Administration and Doctorate in...

Ms. Winsome Miller

Ms. Winsome E. Miller, founder and managing director of Multi-Resource Associates (Ja) Limited is proud to call the Ardenne High School her alma mater. After Ardenne, she attended Anderson University Indiana, U.S.A. where she graduated with a...

Mr. Winston Roberts

Winston Somerville Roberts attended Ardenne High from 1949 to 1955. As an ardent student, he was very active in extra-curricular activities and several of the posts he held were Head Boy, President of the Students' Council and the Inter-Schools...