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SCEC Track Star Graduates Summa Cum Laude from Benedict College

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.

Lynette Cassius Selected for Prestigious Summer Internship Program

(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.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Lucien Downes

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.”

On Island Profile: Chef Juliana Sheridan Shares Her Love of Caribbean Food

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 McCormack Achieves Rank of Eagle Scout

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.

Military News of Virgin Islanders for March

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 Named 2015 Petty Officer of the Year

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.

On Island Profile: Troy de Chabert-Schuster

Troy de Chabert-Schuster has a deep love for mankind, in particular the elderly in his community. His caring and concern for senior citizens has led him to be of service to them as a volunteer with the local AARP.

UVI Dean of Students to Receive National African-American Award

Stephan Moore, dean of students on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African-American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA).

UVI Welcomes New Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Emily Williams Ph.D. brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities. Her specialty focuses on Afro-American and Caribbean Literature.

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