Monday, October 26, 2009

Students Zero In on Leadership and Law Enforcement

Pictured are UVI students from St. Croix and St. Thomas who attended a leadership conference hosted by the VI Police Department Cadet Corps. The corps is a two year old program encouraging high school and college students to prepare for law enforcement careers.
The half day conference was held Sunday, Oct. 25 at St. Thomas' Palms Court Harborview Hotel.

Newly promoted US Army Brigadier General Timothy Lake, who grew up in the Virgin Islands, served as they keynote speaker for the conference. He urged participants to set goals, learn to make their own decisions, and invest heavily in their educations and their future.
Pictured from left to right: STT Cadet Class Leader Sherrika Industrious, Francilla Francis (STX),Emanuel Morales (STX), Lionel Benjamin (STX), STX Cadet Class Leader Jeremy Donawa, Natasha Nicholas (STX), Jahnisha McIntosh (STX), Ivory Carter (STX).