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Local Inducted Into ‘Who’s Who in the Martial Arts’ and Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Over 800 nominations of martial arts experts were received to be inducted into the AMAA Who’s Who Legends Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Jerry Otto was one of 250 who were selected for this honor.
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Felicita Violeta Matthews Dies in Alabama

Felicita Violeta Matthews of Leesburg, Alabama, died on Wednesday, Aug. 2. She was 69 years old.
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Herdice W. Whyte Dies in Georgia

Herdice W. Whyte, a retired nurse and midwife, died on Monday, Aug. 14, in Atlanta, Ga. She was 76 years old.
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Surfrona Amelia Durante Richards Dies

Surfrona Amelia Durante Richards died on July 26 at her residence.
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CFVI Accepting Applications for the Next Generation Scholars Program

The Next Generation Scholars Program (NGSP), a college access program for first-generation, college-bound students enrolled in public schools on St. Thomas.
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CFVI Awards $150,000 in Academic Scholarships, Summer Grants to Students

Grants were awarded to local agencies to provide summer enrichment scholarships to foster children and children with high financial need throughout the territory.
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Verne C. David Sr. Dies

Verne C. David Sr. died on Friday, Aug. 4. He was born on Dec. 30, 1948, on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. He was 68 years old.
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Stanley Carl Luscz Dies at 75

Stanley Carl Luscz, affectionately known as “Stash,” passed away on Sunday, Aug. 13.
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Antonio Gumbs Dies at 71

Antonio Gumbs, also known as “Brother,” of St. Thomas died on Thursday, Aug. 3, at his residence at the age of 71.
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DOE Announces Home Instruction Advisory on Rules and Regulations

Annually, a Notice of Intent must be filed with the Department of Education stating the parent’s intention to instruct his/her child at home.
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