STT Synagogue Honors 8 Students For Carrying MLK Legacy

The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas continues its annual tradition of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s life with a special service Friday evening to honor eight students, one from each high school on St. Thomas.

Delegate Stacey Plaskett will deliver the keynote address.

The public is invited to the service and to a special reception at Lilienfeld House, across the street from the synagogue, immediately following the service.

The eight students to be honored are:

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All Saints Cathedral School –————————-De’Janae Estrill

Antilles School ——————————————Sherde Nicholas

Charlotte Amalie High School –———————–Sumaiyah-Nadira Richardson

Gifft Hill School —————————————–Liliana Martinez

Ivanna Eudora Kean High School ——————–Shenee Charles

Seventh Day Adventist School –———————–Camila Duran

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School –——————-Jessica Gibs

V.I. Montessori School and

Peter Gruber International Academy —————–Silas Wisehart

These students were nominated for this award by their principals or guidance counselors based on essays about their own sources of inspiration and contributions to the communities of which they are a part. In recognition, each student will receive a scholarship and a special book, “Shared Dreams.”

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