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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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National Recognition Award Goes to Two V.I. Teachers

The National Science Foundation awarded Shernore Prince, a third grade math teacher at Joseph Sibilly Elementary School, and Crystal Vanterpool-Richardson, a science teacher at Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School, the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Racial Harmony Task Force Gives Diversity Award to Brandon Kalloo

A St. Thomas native, Kalloo has been presented with the Mary Sue Rich Racial Diversity Award in the individual achievement category.

Diageo USVI Names Cynthia Arnold VP of Operations

Cynthia Arnold has been promoted to vice president, operations, Diageo USVI, and she will lead the 70-person team at the company’s Captain Morgan rum distillery on St. Croix.

National Title III Scholarships Are Awarded to 4 UVI Students

“This is the largest number of students that have won in a single competition in the history of UVI’s participation in the competition, and this speaks well of the quality of the students at the institution,” said UVI Title III Coordinator Dayle Barry.

USVI Mourns Cultural Icon Lena Schulterbrandt

The U.S. Virgin Islands is mourning the loss of Lena Schulterbrandt, one of its cultural icons, who has been long recognized as a champion of the tradition and heritage on her home island of St. Croix.

Pauline Louise Thomas Celebrates 104th Birthday

Auntie Pauline loves to sing and will take advantage of any occasion to sing at church, social functions or at home to entertain friends with one of her all-time favorite songs.

Council of State Archivists Gives President’s Award to Susan Lugo

At its August annual meeting in Austin, Texas, the Council of State Archivists recognized the disaster response leadership of Susan Laura Lugo, the retired territorial archivist of the U.S. Virgin Islands, following hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Miss UVI to Vie for National HBCU Title

Miss University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) 2019-2020, Sherquan Henry will compete in the 2019 National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame Queens Pageant from Sept. 25-29, in Atlanta, Ga., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

FirstBank Appoints Valdamier Collens New USVI Regional Executive

In this position, Val Collens will be in charge of spearheading and continuing FirstBank’s strategic growth in its USVI business operations on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

Dr. Carina Felix Beginning in V.I.’s STEMPREP Project Reaches Goal to Become Physician

Dr. Carina Felix is a new intern in the general surgery department at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She began her journey during the summers of her high school years at the St. Croix Educational Complex.

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