St. Croix team members, from left, JoAnn Thomas-Lewis, Richard Dorsey, Chevon Merchant, Gabriel Ible and Ivory Carter display their Model U.N. first-place trophy and individual awards.
UVI students JoAnn Thomas-Lewis and Richard Dorsey took the "Best Paper" and "Best Presentation" honors, respectively, leading their team from the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix to the win in UVI’s Fifth Annual Model United Nations Competition on April 4, on St. Thomas. The St. Croix students represented Saudi Arabia. St. Thomas team members Jacqueline Adonis, Michael Charles, Kevin Miller, Shania Shervington, and Kamika Thomas represented Syria.
The competition was sponsored by the Rotary Club West, Rotary Club Harborside and Rotary Club of St. Croix. Rotarians David Beck and Erva Denham, and UVI professor Dr. Alexander Randall served as judges.