Education

St. Croix Student Accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

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St. Croix student Kobe A. Sutton will be the latest in a distinguished group of Virgin Island students attending U.S. Service Academies after receiving news of his acceptance to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Sutton said he is elated by the news of his acceptance and credited his parents for inspiring and motivating him to pursue the endeavor. "I am humbled by being accepted to the acade... Read more »

Plaskett thanks Virgin Island teachers for their continued commitment to their students, community

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In Commemoration of National Teacher Day, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement: “This National Teachers Day I want to thank all teachers across the country, especially the teachers in the U.S. Virgin Islands for their continued efforts in preparing our young people for a next generation economy. Often we take for granted the importance of the work teachers do everyday in—an... Read more »

Julian Bishop wins Virgin Islands District Congressional Art Competition

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Good Hope Country Day freshman Julian Bishop took first place in the Virgin Islands District 2015 Congressional Art Competition April 17 at the Whim Museum in Frederiksted, St. Croix. Bishop, along with 22 students from schools throughout the territory competed in this year’s art competition. Bishop’s winning-art, a portrait of St. Croix native Oceana James, will represent the territory in the nat... Read more »