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SRMC’s Bernard A. Wheatley Recognized in Top Rural Hospital CEO List

Bernard A. Wheatley, CEO of Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC), has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2016 list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.”
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Association for Rescue at Sea Gives Lifesaving Award to Capt. Anne Allard

C-PORT (Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing) and AFRAS (Association for Rescue at Sea) presented its distinguished lifesaving award at the 29th C-PORT Conference. Dana Goward, SES, USCG (retired), presented the award to Capt. Anne Allard, Sea Tow U.S. Virgin Islan
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V.I. State Teacher of the Year Honored at Government House Ceremony

Monique Mari Motta, the Virgin Islands 2016 State Teacher of the Year, was honored before family members, and education and government officials Thursday, Jan. 14, at Government House in Christiansted, St. Croix.

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VIPD of St. John Holds Officer Recognition Presentation

V.I. Police Department officers attached to the St. John-Leander Jurgen Command held their Quarterly Recognition Presentation, providing acknowledgement to those outstanding officers covering the period of October-- December 2015.
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Marcus Norkaitis Offered $300,000 Scholarship to Attend U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Marcus Norkaitis has been offered a four-year scholarship to the United States Coast Guard Academy (CGA). Norkaitis was one of over 2,200 students to have applied for an appointment to the CGA, one of five federal service academies. Norkaitis’ attends high school at the Peter Gruber I
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Marcus Norkaitis of St. Thomas Earns Eagle Scout Status

Marcus Alarik Norkaitis of St. Thomas 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 Saturday, Nov. 14, at the American Legion Hall, Sub Base.
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Santiago de Cuba Invites V.I. Genealogists to Bring Cultural Delegation in 2016

Ron Harrigan, Ed. D., president of the Virgin Islands Genealogical Society (VIGS), has announced that the government of Santiago de Cuba has extended an invitation to the V.I. to participate in the 2016 Carnaval festivities.
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Suzette Gomez-Smith Named St. Thomas-St. John Teacher of the Year

On Sunday, Oct. 18, longtime E. Benjamin Oliver Elementary teacher Suzette Gomez-Smith was named the St. Thomas-St. John District 2016 Teacher of the Year at a selection luncheon themed “Hats Off to Our Educators.”
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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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Edna Carty Celebrates 100th Birthday on October 10

Edna Eleanor Carty was born of humble origins on Oct. 10, 1915, on the beautiful island of St. Kitts. She was the eighth of nine children born to John and Mary Queeley. In 1973, she moved to St. Thomas, V.I.
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