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Yashira Rhymer-Stuart Breaks V.I. National Record in High Jump

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.

Miss Universe U.S.V.I. Aniska Tonge Preparing for Pageant in Thailand

She will participate in preliminary swimwear, evening gown and national costume competitions ahead of the Dec. 17th telecast on FOX.

UVI Students Take Top Honors at National Biomedical Research Conference

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.

DOE Names Kerra Samuel 2019 V.I. State Teacher of the Year

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.

UVI Students Capture First Place at Hewlett Packard HBCU Business Competition

The competition is designed to inspire future talent, foster emerging careers in technology and increase student business acumen.

DOE Names Kerra Samuel, Shernore Prince District Teachers of the Year

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.

National Business Aviation Assoc. Honors William R. Bohlke

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

CHS Billiards Champ Headed to International Competition in Russia

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.
Sr. Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes

STT Native Awarded for Hurricane Michael Efforts

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...

National Guard Promotes St. Thomas Native to Lieutenant Colonel

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

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