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VITFF Hall of Fame Announces Its First Class

The first class of The Virgin Islands Track and Field Hall of Fame (2019) is comprised of Virgin Islands USA Olympic track and field athletes:

10th Grader Kiara Ortiz Wins Achieve 3000 Winter Holiday Contest

Kiara Ortiz won the Achieve 3000 “Make the Break” Winter Holiday Contest -- a contest that calls for students to complete independent study lessons in content areas during the winter holiday break.

Stanton Named 2018 ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ by V.I. Sailing Association

The only U.S. Virgin Islander to earn a medal at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, St. Croix’s Peter Stanton, has been awarded the coveted title of ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ for 2018.

V.I. National Soccer Team’s J.C. Mack Signs With Icelandic League

The V.I. National Soccer Team captain signed a two-year contract with Vikingur Reykjavík in the Icelandic Pepsi League yesterday. This makes J.C. Mack the highest-level footballer in Virgin Islands history.

ESGR Gives Medal for Exceptional Public Service to Beresford Edwards

Edwards was recognized for his years of service to the VI ESGR committee from Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2018, and for his outstanding contributions as its chairman for two terms.
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Christmas Without Local Legends Sylvester ‘Blinky’ McIntosh and Harold Johnson Sr.

Two St. Croix cultural icons, Sylvester “Blinky” McIntosh and Harold V. Johnson Sr., have been mainstays of the island's music scene and especially the holiday traditions. This year, they will be missing.
Lawrence C. Wanslass (Photo submitted by UVI)

UVI Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lawrence Wanlass, First CVI President

UVI President Dr. David Hall, on the behalf of the entire University family – the Board of Trustees, foundation boards, faculty, staff, students and alumni – extends his sincerest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Dr. Wanlass.
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Carla Sewer Wins Library Legacy Scholarship

Carla Sewer, a St John resident who is working towards a master's degree in library science at Texas Women's University, is the winner of the 2018 Librarian Legacy Scholarship.

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.

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.

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