Thursday, April 25, 2013

Don't Miss the Carnival Adults' Parade Saturday

Students, from left, Shari Alfred, Andrew Authorton, Kyrell Thomas and Symra Hendrickson provided a sneak preview of UVI’s 2013 Carnival Troupe costumes during the annual Afternoon on the Green event held in March.

Don’t miss the Carnival 2013 Adults' Parade on Saturday, April 27. More than 50 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are participating in UVI’s Carnival Troupe. They will be joined by a nine-person Mocko Jumbie group headed by UVI professor Dr. Dave Smith. Also participating will be newly crowned Miss UVI  Murchtricia Charles.

Troupe members will be divided into three sections: Golden Sun, Glistening Sand and Crystal Sea. Each will be wearing a unique set of costumes designed by Ainsley Mitchell of Trinidad. Troupe coaches are Leon Lafond and Paulette Stevens.

UVI’s Mocko Jumbies include students Gabriel St Remy and Shamoi Garcia, alumnus Rick Grant, Mary Joe Williams from the SBDC, and UVI faculty members Drs. Dave Smith, Tyler Smith, Marilynn Brandt, Renata Platenberg and Sandra Romano.