Anthony Argar Alexander St. George’s, Grenada A retired teacher has held various government posts, including the first ombudsman of Grenada.
Virginia Gómez Guillén Santa Rosa, Nicaragua A headteacher helped poor families not only during her career but also is still helping them after she retired.
Joan James Hopetown Village, Guyana A retired school headmistress who is spearheading several social and academic projects, especially for youths and is a lay minister in her community.
Pearl James Kuru Kururu, Guyana Having taught in Ohio and Guyana and founded the Kuru Kururu Book Club, she is still teaching children to read although she is over 80 years of age.
Daisy Suzanne King Christ Church, Barbados A retired teacher of 40 years, is an advocate for teachers to be given support and made to feel appreciated in her country.
Alicia Murcia and Isaura Bermudez Guayabal de Siquima, Colombia A mother and daughter retired teacher team have turned their family farm into a completely organic venture and also teach local school children about organic agriculture and a respect for nature.
Don Pedro Pablo Chuc Pech Popola, Yucatan A retired primary school teacher is involved in preserving Mayan culture and language for students of his pueblo and also in lecturing outside his country.
Ann F. Smith Treasure City, Bahamas A retired Vermont teacher set up an art programme and a library in a remote school in the Bahamas. She also spearheaded the work in obtaining computers, a lunch programme, uniforms, and drinking water in the school.