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Aidan and Ethan Morris Create Hurricane Preparedness for Kids Project, Win Youth Service America Award

The Morris brothers decided that educating their classmates was not enough. They wanted to share this information with other children and the wider the community.
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Barrows Named 2017 ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ by V.I. Sailing Association

2020 Summer Olympic medal-aspirant in the 49er, Ian Barrows, has been awarded the coveted title of ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ for 2017,
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American Academy of HIV Medicine Gives Nurse Practitioner Janette Bowers New Certification

Currently, only two providers in the V.I. are certified HIV providers; Bowers joins Dr. Barbara McDonald at St. Thomas East End Clinic as a specialist in HIV care.
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U.S. Small Business Administration Appoints Steve Bulger Administrator for SBA Region II

USSBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced the appointment of Steve Bulger as the SBA regional administrator for Region II, the area that encompasses New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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VING Bids Farewell to Col. Linda Cills After 32 Years of Military Service

The adjutant general for the Virgin Islands (VING), Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, will host a retirement ceremony for her chief of staff, Colonel Linda Cills, after completing over 32 years of military service.
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V.I. Pilot Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Appareo Pilot of the Year Award

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has named Maria Rodriguez of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, a pilot for Caribbean Buzz, the 2018 winner of its Salute to Excellence Appareo Pilot of the Year Award.
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Amali Krigger Crowned Mr. Incredible at UVI Contest

Amali Krigger, a senior computer science major, was crowned Mr. Incredible on Friday, Dec. 1, at the third Mr. Incredible contest on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix. Krigger also won Best Professional Wear, Best Talent and Mr. Popularity.
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AARP VI Gives Prestigious Volunteer Award to Scott Bradley for Community Service

AARP Virgin Islands selected Bradley for his remarkable service, which has greatly benefited the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers.
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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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President Barack Obama

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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