On December 26, 2016, The Sandy Point Benevolent Society (SPBS) hosted an extravagant Award Banquet at the Marriot Hotel. The New York based organization chose to hold its 6th Annual Awards Banquet in St. Kitts & Nevis to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Sandy Point High School (SPHS)/Charles E. Mills Secondary School (CEMSS). The dinner was under the distinguished patronage of Hon. Shawn Richards, Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis. Members of the SPBS scholarship committee and Mrs. Kimarah Isaac, chair of the SPBS scholarship committee used this grand opportunity to recognize the 2016 scholarship.