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Three UVI Students to Benefit from Alpine Securities Scholarships

Three University of the Virgin Islands students majoring in accounting, finance or computer information systems will benefit from a generous donation from Alpine Securities USVI, LLC. A $15,000 check was presented to UVI on Monday, Feb. 12, at the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority’s offices in Nisky Center.

Students awarded the scholarship will receive a $5,000 scholarship to aid in pursuit of their respective bachelor’s degrees.

Alpine Securities USVI LLC, which falls under the Economic Development Commission (EDC) program, expressed the need for EDC companies to remain committed to their mission to invest in and improve the Virgin Islands community.

"Alpine Securities USVI, LLC is pleased to partner with the University of the Virgin Islands, especially during these challenging times.  With all that this community has been through over the past four months, it is important that companies in the Economic Development Commission (EDC) program continue to stand by their commitment of reinvestment in our community,” said Jason Charles, chief of external affairs at Alpine Securities.

“Alpine Securities is proud to play a major role developing the people of the Virgin Islands”, said Charles.

“Alpine believes the island's most precious asset is its people,” he said. “On behalf of Alpine Securities USVI, LLC and as a graduate of this University, please accept this contribution as an indication of our unwavering commitment to education and the Territory.”

More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website – - and from this direct link.