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Two UVI Students Win National Awards at Prestigious Science Conference

Of more than 1,800 participants, two students from the University of the Virgin Islands were presented awards for their posters at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students held in Phoenix, Ariz.
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Genevieve Whitaker Selected to Attend Inaugural Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago

Genevieve Whitaker, co-founder and president of Virgin Islands Youth Advocacy Inc. has been selected among 15,000 applicants to be one of hundreds of civic leaders from around the world to take part in the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit.
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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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U.S. Senate Confirms Deborah Howell to Be Brigadier General

The United States Senate has confirmed Deborah Howell to be the Regular Army rank of brigadier general.
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Local Author’s Book on Audre Lorde Wins Lambda Literary Award

St. Croix author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph now has an award-winning biography/anthology to add to her long list of internationally recognized literary works.
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Centennial Commission to Recognize Gov. Melvin Evans on Centennial of His Birth

The Virgin Islands Transfer Centennial Commission will observe the centennial of the birth of the territory’s last appointed and first popularly elected governor, Dr. Melvin Herbert Evans.
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VI-EPSCoR Chooses Dr. Kim Waddell As Its New Director

As a former College of the Virgin Islands student, he has always felt an affinity with the territory and is very happy to be back once again.
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Akimo Dawson Receives Top Honor at Junior ROTC Leadership Challenge Camp

IEKHS Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet Akimo Dawson received the Distinguished Honor Graduate Award at the second annual JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge Camp.
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Chief Warrant 5 Officer Randolph A. Bergan Retires After 40-Year Military Career

Washington, D.C. CW5 Randolph A. Bergan, a native of St. Thomas, retired on June 16, after an impressive 40-year career in the U.S. .Army.
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DOH Names Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar New Medical Director

Tai Camille Hunte-Ceasar M.D. has been appointed as the Department of Health’s (DOH) new medical director. She was, born and raised on St. Thomas.
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