December 12, 2017 11:51 am Last modified: 9:02 am

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Black Retail Action Group Awards Scholarship to St. Croix Resident

St. Croix resident Lynette Cassius, who is a junior at LIM College, has been named as a recipient of a 2015-2016 Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) scholarship. The scholarship winners were announced at BRAG’s 45th Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner Gala, which was held on Oct. 15.
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St. Croix Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony Selects Monique Motta

Seventeen St. Croix public school teachers were lauded and bestowed with lavish gifts from their peers, school administrators and the Insular Superintendent’s Office for being chosen as their respective school’s teacher of the year during the District’s 2015 Teacher of the Year Awards
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Hall to Receive Thurgood Marshall Educational Leadership Award

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Educational Leadership Award. He will be presented with the award at a gala in Washington, D.C., in November.
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USVI BIR Director Elected to Head Tax Administration Association

Marvin L. Pickering, director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, has been elected to serve as the president of the All Islands Tax Administrators Association (AITAA) for a one-year term.
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GHCDS Welcomes Kari Loya as New Head of School

Good Hope Country Day School welcomes new a new head of school, Kari Loya. Loya is an experienced educational administrator who has proven to be a person of great vision, openness and personal strength.
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Interior Appoints Basil Ottley Jr. as Insular Affairs Policy Director

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the selection of Basil Ottley Jr. to serve as the new policy director at the headquarters of the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) in Washington, D.C. Ottl
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St. Croix Artist Represents USVI at 205 Pan Am Games

The artwork of St. Croix artist Lucien Downes will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Textile Museum of Canada’s Watercolour cultural project presented in partnership with the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan American Games being held in Toronto, July 10-26.
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St. Croix Student Regine Acosta Completes Her First Solo Flight

St. Croix Central High School senior Regine Rose Acosta recently took to the local airways at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport and successfully completed her first solo flight.
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Michael C. Brooks Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Michael Christopher Brooks 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 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, at the Good Hope Country Day School Pavilion.
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V.I. Supreme Court Names Regina deChabert Petersen Administrative Director

Honorable Rhys S. Hodge, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, has announced that Regina deChabert Petersen has been appointed the administrative director of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands.
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