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American Martial Arts Alliance Honors Local Master Jerry Otto

The American Martial Arts Alliance Awards ceremony was to be hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 10-11.  Due to the pandemic, all Las Vegas events have been canceled; however, the entire celebration this year was online.
Ruth Beagles attended her granddaughter Rudi’s graduation in 2008. (Photo provided by John Beagles)

Virgin Islanders Mourn Venerable Educator Ruth Harrigan-Beagles

Former educator and cultural advocate Ruth Harrigan-Beagles died on June 6 in Sun City, Florida, and Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. was one of the first to offer his condolences.

UVI School of Nursing Wins Two Prestigious National Awards

After the announcement of the 2020 Program Award Winners, UVI School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association was named the recipient of the Winner's Way Award and the National Student Nurses Association State Excellence Award.

Before Covid-19: Remembering St. John Festivals Past

Normally, V.I. newspapers and television would be trained on the St. John Festival right about now. While it's been canceled this year thanks to...

American Academy of Appellate Lawyers Elects Andrew C. Simpson as Member

Academy membership is open only to a person who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer.

American Bar Association Honors V.I. Lawyer With Dorsey Award

The 2020 Dorsey Award recipient is Casey N. Payton, who is the supervising attorney for Legal Services of the Virgin Islands Inc.

Boschulte Middle School’s Full Force Engineers Wins National MATHCOUNTS Video Challenge

The announcement was made by MATHCOUNTS on May 13 during the annual celebration of MATHCOUNTS Week. The student group topped a record number of 480 videos submitted for the challenge this year.

National Assoc. of State Directors of Vet Affairs Appoints Farrell to Executive Committee

This will mark the first time that someone from a U.S. territory has been a part of the executive committee in its 74-year history.

DOE Plans Virtual Graduations for Public School High Schools May 26-29

The prerecorded ceremonies will stream on DOE’s Facebook page at 3 p.m. daily and broadcast on Viya Channels 26 and 27.
Ira Buchion (Photo by Clay Jones)

Clay Jones Homeless Project: Ira Buchion

This is the fifth in a series of short portraits by Clay Jones, the stories of the men and women Jones has known and photographed over many years.

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