Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
From a pool of 1,400 applicants, DOE was one of 18 that received awards. The territory's four high schools will each receive $10,000 to purchase new equipment for their football programs.
Milliner-Bowsky Elementary was awarded $60,000 to replace and replenish its school library book supply. Each school is responsible for ordering and procuring the books it wants for the school library.
Edward Thomas, chairman of the RTPark Board, said, “His national and international experience, knowledge of economic and community development, and his ability to manage and lead were the reasons we selected him from several great candidates.”
Albert Bryan Jr., who is a candidate for governor, says he is being inundated with calls from troubled parents and others about delayed openings of Virgin Islands' public school.
Thirty-three students graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) at the University of St. Martin (USM) on Aug. 18, at the Belair Community Center on St. Maarten (St. Martin).
The Senepol Cattle Breeders Association has awarded the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award to Robert Godfrey, Ph.D., director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Animal Science at the University of the Virgin Islands.
The Ricardo Richards Elementary School will hold its mandatory orientation for all students in grades K – 6 on Friday, Aug. 31, in the school cafeteria.
Fiona Stokes, 1993 class president, said they are pleased to be able to continue the tradition with another round of outstanding students and scholarship awards, which total $4,640 split equally between the two recipients.
Orientation dates for all St. Croix public junior high schools, including John H. Woodson, Elena L. Christian and Arthur A. Richards, will be officially announced on Aug. 29.