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VI ESGR Gives National Spirit of Volunteerism Award to Zandra Petersen

This honor is the highest award given by the ESGR to a state committee volunteer. It is given for sustained and exceptional service for a period of at least five years. Every year an ESGR volunteer is named for each of its four regions, Petersen is the 2018 Roche Award recipient for the Southeast Region.

Coast Guard Promotes Biann Creque to Lieutenant Commander

U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Biann Creque, a 1999 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander (Lt. Cmdr.) at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Ketura Harrigan Becomes Belle of the Ball at CAHS Prom

Ketura Harrigan, a 17-year-old honor student who graduated 15th in her class from Charlotte Amalie High School, was chosen to attend her prom as the Belle of the Ball.
Clarence Matthews (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Heidi Cheek)

St. Croix Native Serves on a ‘City at Sea’ Aboard Navy’s USS Makin Island

Clarence Matthews learned a lot of important lessons while growing up on St. Croix, lessons that have taken him far in his military career, both literally and figuratively.

Ricky James Jr. Takes Part in National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine

This summer, Ricky James Jr. from St. Thomas is joining outstanding high school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience.

Governor Appoints New Member to UVI’s Board of Trustees

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has appointed John A. Quelch, Ph.D., to fill the vacant position on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees.

V.I. Board of Education Chooses New Executive Director

The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) has selected Monique Matthias as its new executive director.

Coast Guard Promotes Claricia Gautier to Chief Warrant Officer

Gautier joined the Coast Guard in October of 2002, and her rise through the ranks has been on a steady course of excellence, advancements and professionalism.

WAPA Names Gottlieb and Leonce to Senior Staff

WAPA Executive Director Lawrence J. Kupfer announced on June 1 the appointments of WAPA’s chief financial officer and human resources director, filling two vacancies on the company’s senior management team.
Luz Sierra

Gov. Declares Luz D. Sierra Day

Gov. Kenneth Mapp declared Tuesday, May 29, as Luz D. Sierra Day in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Sierra was named a Senior of Distinction in celebration of Older Americans Month.

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VIPD 2018-1 -- take the oath of office Friday morning at the Leonard Francis Armory. The second class of police cadets, the first on St. Thomas for the year, includes three members of the Virgin Islands Police Department, peace officers serving in the Executive Security Unit, Superior Court Marshalls, VI Port Authority, Taxi Commission and the Department of Justice. There are also four new officers for the Bureau of Corrections.
VIPD Territorial Police Chief Winsbut Mc Farlane congratulated the recruits for successfully completing seven months of rigorous training.
Superior Court Judge Harold Willocks administered the oath of office as police brass, friends and family looked on.
The first class of recruits graduated Wednesday on St. Croix.
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