79.7 F
Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, October 6, 2022
HomeCommunitySchoolsArielle St. Paul Wins 2nd Annual Black History Month Art Competition

Arielle St. Paul Wins 2nd Annual Black History Month Art Competition

Arielle St. Paul (right), winner of the Black History Month Art Competition March 2022. Sen. Carla Joseph is on the left..(Submitted photo)

The Office of Sen. Carla J. Joseph has announced that Miss Arielle St. Paul, a 6th-grade student at the Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School on St. Thomas, is the winner of the Second Annual Black History Month Art Competition. The event, which is in line with the senator’s platform to showcase the artistic talents of Virgin Islands youth, was launched on Feb. 24, 2021.

The senator had invited all middle school students in the St. Thomas-St. John District to showcase their artistic talent in portrayal and in celebration of inspirational Black Virgin Islanders in both historical and modern times.

Joseph made a formal award presentation at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, at her office in the Legislature of the Virgin Islands. As the winner of the contest, Miss St. Paul received a cash prize of $200.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.