Malcolm Adderley, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
Malcolm “Mac” Adderley Jr attended SAC when it was an all-boys school from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. While at SAC Mac Adderley was a Premier sprinter and dominated the 400 meters in the Junior and Senior Divisions. He graduated from SAC in the Class of 1965 and still remembers those breathe taking duels against the old Government High School while these two giant foes battle to the end for first place in the Annual High School track meet held at SAC.
In 1966 Mac attended University in the United States and competed in many track meets in the College Mid- Western Division. One of the highlights of his Athletic Career was at a meet in East Texas in 1968 when he competed in the 400 meters against John Carlos, one of America’s most talented sprinters in the 60’s, who along with Tommy Smith at the 1968 Olympic Games held in Mexico, while on the victory stand having won 1st and 2nd in the 200 meters, raised their right black gloved fist in protest over racial discrimination in the United States. In 1970, he graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. In 1973 he was the first Bahamian to receive a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Law Faculty of the University of The West Indies, Cave Hill campus Barbados. In 1975 a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School, Mona, Jamaica; In October 1975, he was called to The Bahamas Bar and after a four year stint in the Attorney- General’s Chambers, he opened his own law firm in October 1979 where he still practices as a sole practitioner.
Despite Mac Adderley’s several appointments as Stipendiary & Circuit Magistrates; First President of The Bahamas Industrial Tribunal; Justice of the Supreme Court of The Bahamas; Member of Parliament in 2002 and in 2007; and lately, Member of The Bahamas Public Service Commission, he found time to serve for many years as a Council Member of the BAAA; Chairman of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Carifta Games , held in The Bahamas; Chairman of the Medal Presentations Committee for the IAAF World Relays held in The Bahamas; and recently, chairman of The Bahamas Anti- Doping Tribunal. Malcolm “Mac” Adderley . Jr is married to the former Daphne Williams and has five children namely Eamon, Engedi, Evan, Elaina Misty and Elise Mia all graduates of SAC.
MALCOLM ERVIN ADDERLEY JR.
Colony Village East
P.O.Box CB- 11375
Nassau, The Bahamas
Telephone: (242} 322-4440
Married to the former Daphne Therese Williams.
Children: Eamon , Engelic, Evan , Dr Elaina Misty Adderley- Rolle, And Elise Mia- Lloyd. (All Sac Graduates) .
- 1960 – 1965 St. Augustine’s College.
- 1967 -1968 Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee Okla, U.S.A.
- 1968 -1970 University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla, U.S.A Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A).
- 1970 – 1973 Faculty of Law, University of The West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Hons .
- 1973- 1975 Norman Law School, Mona Jamai ca. Certificate of Legal Edu cation . (C.L.E)
- 1975- Admitted to The Bahamas Bar Association as Counsel and Attorney at- Law. 1975 -1979 Employed in the Attorney General’s Chambers as a Crown Counsel.
- 1979 – 2019 Establishment of Malcolm E. Adderley & Co.,
- 1980’s – Several Acting Appointments as Stripindiary and Circuit Magistrate.
- 1997- 1999 first president of The Bahamas Industrial Tribunal. 1999- 2000 Justice of the Supreme Court of The Bahamas .
- 2002 – 2007 Member of Parliament for the Elizabeth Constituency.
- 2007- 2010 Member of Parliament for the Elizabeth Constituency.
- 2019 – Presently a member of The Bahamas Public Service Commission.