Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.
Bryce Pierre, graduate of the Good Hope School Class of 2003, has been named "2015 Petty Officer of the Year" and was recently promoted to Petty Officer First Class in the United States Navy.
Stephan Moore, dean of students on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African-American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA).
This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Emily Williams Ph.D. brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities. Her specialty focuses on Afro-American and Caribbean Literature.
Bernard A. Wheatley, CEO of Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC), has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2016 list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.”
C-PORT (Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing) and AFRAS (Association for Rescue at Sea) presented its distinguished lifesaving award at the 29th C-PORT Conference. Dana Goward, SES, USCG (retired), presented the award to Capt. Anne Allard, Sea Tow U.S. Virgin Islands.
Monique Mari Motta, the Virgin Islands 2016 State Teacher of the Year, was honored before family members, and education and government officials Thursday, Jan. 14, at Government House in Christiansted, St. Croix.
V.I. Police Department officers attached to the St. John-Leander Jurgen Command held their Quarterly Recognition Presentation, providing acknowledgement to those outstanding officers covering the period of October-- December 2015.
Marcus Norkaitis has been offered a four-year scholarship to the United States Coast Guard Academy (CGA). Norkaitis was one of over 2,200 students to have applied for an appointment to the CGA, one of five federal service academies. Norkaitis’ attends high school at the Peter Gruber International Academy.
Marcus Alarik Norkaitis of St. Thomas has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts, the Eagle Scout award. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the American Legion Hall, Sub Base.