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Angelique Flemming Is Crowned Miss UVI 2017-2018

Angelique Flemming was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2017-2018 at the 37th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held on Saturday, April 8

The Forum Names Lisa Martin New Executive Director

Lisa started her job immediately and is already shepherding the quintet Spark on a visit to St. Thomas.

Becker’s Hospital Review Invites CEO of SRMC to Speak at Annual Meeting

For two years in row Dr. Bernard A. Wheatley has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the "60 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know."

Medical Society Gives Award to Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, associate professor of medicine at Yale University, is the recipient of the prestigious 2017 national Herbert W. Nickens Award for her career work.

DOE Honors Dinah Browne at Government House as State Teacher of the Year

The Virgin Islands Department of Education honored its 2017 VI State Teacher of the Year, Dinah Browne, a St. Croix Central High School English teacher, at a special ceremony held Friday, Jan. 27, at Government House on St. Croix.

NRD San Antonio Recognizes Mariel Grimes of St. Thomas as Civilian of the Year

Commanding Officer of Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, Karen Muntean, recognized Mariel Grimes as the NRD’s Civilian of the Year and Petra Allen as the Contractor of the Year during an awards banquet held in Live Oak, Texas, in November 2016.

Tommy Star Awards Gala to Honor Richard Doumeng With Award of Excellence

Richard Doumeng, managing director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, will be honored with the Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association's (USVI-HTA) Award of Excellence at the annual Tommy Star Awards Gala. This major black tie event will take place on Nov. 5 at the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort.

Attorney Tom Bolt Appointed to ABA/FJE Council

Linda Klein, president of the American Bar Association, has appointed Tom Bolt, a prominent attorney from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, as a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Fund for Justice and Education Council.

Prominent Virgin Islanders Included in Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

When the doors of the National Museum of African-American History & Culture opened at 10 a.m., Sept. 24, in Washington, D.C., the work of two prominent Virgin Islanders will be highlighted in its halls: the first black U.S. Navy bandmaster, Alton Augustus Adams of St. Thomas, and the only known free black silversmith, Peter Bentzon of St. Croix.

Alton A. Adams Sr. to Be Part of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

The U.S. Virgin Islands will be well represented when President Barack Obama officially opens the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24. Virgin Islander Alton A. Adams will be represented.

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