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Former PSC Head Johan Clendenin Gives Electrifying Speech at Summit

Chairman Emeritus Commissioner Johan Clendenin, the former head of the V.I. Public Services Commission, has won the coveted title of "Most Electrifying Speech," while attending the National Association of Regulatory Utilities Commissioners Policy Summit.

Community Musicians to Hold Benefit for Cliff FInch

We From Upstreet, Inc. will present a benefit concert for, “our brother, friend and fellow musician,” Clifton "Cliff" Finch. “Music for the Heart” will take...

Governor Hosts Ceremony for Valedictorian, Salutatorian Graduates

The students in attendance, representing each of the territory’s public, private and parochial schools, as well as adult continuing education, were awarded a token of appreciation from the governor and invited with their family members to join the governor for a luncheon at the close of Friday’s ceremony.

National Initiative Names CHS Teacher Achieve3000 PRO Educator

AP English teacher Joseph Bess was recognized as an Achieve3000 PRO Educator, the first in the territory, for his use of the online system “with the greatest consistency, innovation and dedication to yield the most incredible literacy growth for each and every student.”

V.I. Federal Prosecutor Honored for Role in Terminix Case

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Chisholm was awarded the Gold Medal for Exceptional Service Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan and International Trade Building in Washington DC. for her role in the Department of Justice's Terminix Enforcement Criminal Team.

UVI Trustees Elect Officers, Renew President Hall’s Contract

In executive session, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a five-year agreement to employ Dr. David Hall as president of the university for the period of Aug. 1, 2019 through July 31, 2024.

Spanish National Honor Society Inducts Five CHS Students

Charter members of Central High’s Zora de Espanol, which received certification on April 30 that recognized it as a new chapter of the prestigious SNHS, include Maria Rodriguez, Tawana Moreno, Damarys Melendez, Wantherlley Sanchez and Yulaidy Simon.

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.

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