On April 26, 2014, undergraduate graduating senior, Andrene Johnson, will be featured in the play “Man Does Lie” in New York City. Presented by “One Caribbean Culture,” in Association with G and D Enterprises’ and starring a cast of Caribbean youth, Andrene plays the role of a high school drop-out, Mewo. The author and director of the play is Alex Bruno, a Dominican who now resides on the US mainland. Andrene auditioned with a number of other VI youth and was the successful candidate.
Featured Student - Kevin Dixon, Student Government Association President on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, was selected as a White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) All-Star. The White House Initiative on HBCUs announced its first class of HBCU All-Stars, recognizing 75 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership, and civic engagement. The purpose of this program is to recognize outstanding student leaders and empower them to be advocates for academic success and excellence. Currently enrolled at 62 HBCUs, the All-Stars were selected from 445 students who submitted completed applications that included a transcript, resume, essay, and recommendation. [Blog Story] [News Release]
Featured Student - Fourteen design students in Art participated in Community Outreach “Open Up Christiansted” with funding from the STX Chamber of Commerce. All work was donated by students for permanent exhibit in Christiansted. Sheniquia Robinson’s 2’x7’ original banner was chosen to represent Christiansted in Denmark as part of the STX Chamber of Commerce’s display. [Blog Story]
Featured Student - Erick Willie traveled to present a paper and also participate in the Golden Key Leadership Summit (Miami, FL). Mr. Willie also hosted a workshop on “How to Plan A Successful Honorary Engagement Activity” at the Golden Key Summit.