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International Boxing Hall of Fame Inducts Julian ‘The Hawk’ Jackson

Julian “The Hawk” Jackson was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, on Sunday, June 9.

Cardinals Pick Virgin Islander in the 2019 MLB Draft

Alex McFarlane, who was born on St. Thomas and attended the V.I. Montessori School and Peter Gruber International during his time in the territory, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, the 755th pick in the 25th round of the MLB Draft Wednesday night.

Eudora Kean H.S. Wins Annual Moot Court Competition

The competition provided an opportunity for high school seniors in the territory to vie for scholarship prizes by presenting oral arguments in which they analyzed relevant legal issues in a mock appellate court proceeding before actual Virgin Islands judges.

St. Thomas Student Receives Appointment to U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Wisehart will be sworn in as a member of the Class of 2023 on July 1. The Coast Guard Academy’s Corps of Cadets represents the nation’s best and brightest students, ready to serve and lead their country.

Jones Day Welcomes Former U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe to D.C. Office

The global law firm Jones Day announced that former U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe has joined its Washington office as a partner in the investigations and white collar practice.

Virgin Islander Wins Two University Music Awards

After earning a bachelor's degree in commercial music, Gumbs has won two awards this week for her original song "New Chapters." The song has won the 2019 Greenville University Music Awards for ‘Best Female Vocalist’ and ‘Best Original Song of the Year.’

Local Author to Participate in African American Children’s Book Fair

Charlene Abramson Joseph, author of “The Vienna Cake Mystery,” will participate in the 7th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair on May 11 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore, Md.
One of the cards created for Dr. Livingston Saturday at the Art Explorium. (Submitted photo)

Spirit Raising Art Project for Mark Livingston Called a Success

The Art Explorium in Tillett Gardens opened its studio doors Saturday to give the community a chance to stop by and share a photo, make a card, create a drawing, color a picture, make a collage, or create a painting to decorate the walls of Dr. Mark Livingston’s new rehabilitation room.

Make Art for Dr. Livingston at Art Explorium Saturday

The Art Explorium in Tillett Gardens will open it’s studio doors Saturday to give the community a chance to stop by and share a...

Jamila A. Russell Is V.I. Mother of the Year Recipient

Jamila A. Russell was selected because she has demonstrated the ideals of the founding members, helping mothers and children in need.

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