AARP has named Troy A. De Chabert-Schuster – a distinguished member of the community, entrepreneur and educator in the Virgin Islands for more than 17 years – to be the state director for AARP in the V.I., effective Aug. 15.
Susanna Augusta Callwood-Smith, Ed.D. was awarded the 2016 Rotarian of the Year by the Rotary Club of St. Croix West by its members and President Jennell Bryan on July 23.
Pageant veteran Esonica Veira will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the inaugural Miss Regal International, which will be held in Antigua in August, where she will compete against over 50 other delegates from around the world.
Stephanie Rhoden, 2012 valedictorian of Manor School, graduated on May 7 from Benedict College in South Carolina summa cum laude with a 3.98 grade point average.
(Laboratory Institute of Merchandising) LIM College student Lynette Cassius is one of only 36 students across the U.S. selected to participate in the Black Retail Action Group’s (BRAG) prestigious Summer Internship Program. She will intern for Nordstrom Inc. in Seattle, Wash., as a merchandising and planning assistant.
Lucien Downes is a budding artist who recently moved back to St. Croix to make his mark in the creative arts and to build momentum for his home to become a “hub for the art world.”
No doubt food is the center of Crucian culture. Chef Juliana Sheridan shares that culture and has made food the center of her life since the 1970s. 'I grew up serving crowds homemade Caribbean food. I love to share my love of Caribbean food.'
Ryan Patrick McCormack of St. Croix has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts, the Eagle Scout award. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at the Howard M. Wall Boy Scout Camp.
Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.
Bryce Pierre, graduate of the Good Hope School Class of 2003, has been named "2015 Petty Officer of the Year" and was recently promoted to Petty Officer First Class in the United States Navy.