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Peyton Manning Congratulates DOE on $40,000 Smarter Football Equipment Grant Award

From a pool of 1,400 applicants, DOE was one of 18 that received awards. The territory's four high schools will each receive $10,000 to purchase new equipment for their football programs.

Annual Parent Conference Urges Parents to Be a Voice for Their Children

Parents from across the St. Thomas-St. John District gathered on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the UVI Sports and Fitness Complex for the 8th Annual Parent Conference.

Laura Bush Foundation Gives Grants to 11 Virgin Islands School Libraries

Milliner-Bowsky Elementary was awarded $60,000 to replace and replenish its school library book supply. Each school is responsible for ordering and procuring the books it wants for the school library.

UVI’s RTPark Board Names Peter H. Chapman Executive Director

Edward Thomas, chairman of the RTPark Board, said, “His national and international experience, knowledge of economic and community development, and his ability to manage and lead were the reasons we selected him from several great candidates.”   

Legislative Session Unanimously Passes Family Resource Center Resolution

The senator authored the bill post hurricanes Irma and Maria for the FRC’s service to the people of the territory through the collaboration and distribution of aid.
Albert Bryan

Parents Concerned About the Delayed School Openings

Albert Bryan Jr., who is a candidate for governor, says he is being inundated with calls from troubled parents and others about delayed openings of Virgin Islands' public school.

First Cohort of Students Graduate from UVI at University of St. Maarten

Thirty-three students graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) at the University of St. Martin (USM) on Aug. 18, at the Belair Community Center on St. Maarten (St. Martin).

Lawaetz Award for Senepol Cattle Research Given to UVI’s Robert Godfrey

The Senepol Cattle Breeders Association has awarded the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award to Robert Godfrey, Ph.D., director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Animal Science at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Christian Duffy Instrumental in Modernization of D.C. Schools

Christian Duffy, son of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, was instrumental in the modernization of the school as an employee of MCN Build.
Claudia Schrader

St. Croix Native Named President of NYC Community College

St. Croix native Claudia Schrader has been named president of Kingsborough Community College in the New York borough of Brooklyn, and credits her Crucian upbringing for her success.

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