Yashira Rhymer-Stuart broke the V.I. National Record in the high jump for first place at the Indianapolis Winter Break Meet with a leap of 1.76m.
She will participate in preliminary swimwear, evening gown and national costume competitions ahead of the Dec. 17th telecast on FOX.
Students from 700 universities presented 2,100 posters. While more than one best poster award was awarded in each category, UVI’s performance was notable given its size relative to other higher education institutions in attendance.
During Samuel’s one-year tenure, which will run through November 2019, she will represent the Virgin Islands public education system on a national scale and plans to champion the system’s continued access to federal funding, among other causes.
The competition is designed to inspire future talent, foster emerging careers in technology and increase student business acumen.
The V.I. Department of Education has recognized Kerra Samuel, a intermediate computer lab teacher on St. Croix, and Shernore Prince, a sixth-grade math, science and health teacher on St. Thomas as District Teachers of the Year.
St. Croix resident William R. Bohlke, third-generation pilot and president of Bohlke International Airways, was honored as part of this group at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition event in Orlando, Oct. 16-18
Mahkeal Parris, a 16-year-old junior at St. Croix Central High School, is headed to Moscow, Russia, to compete in the 2018 World 9-Ball Championship Juniors on Oct. 31.
Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes, a native of St. Thomas, was recognized for his contributions to the 920 Rescue Wing's Hurricane Michael relief efforts...
The Virgin Islands National Guard promoted St. Thomas native Maj. Sekou O. Richardson from the rank of major to lieutenant colonel in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12