Saturday, April 30, 2011

UVI Community Remembers 'Miss V'

Students, faculty, staff and friends gathered for a memorial tree planting ceremony for UVI alumna and long-time employee Junie Violenes - affectionately known as "Miss V" - on the St. Thomas campus on Friday, April 29. A celebration of her life, including the lighting of candles, poetry reading, music and tributes, followed in the Student Activities Center. Violenes died on Thursday, April 21. Funeral services will be held at Wesley Methodist Church, in Anna’s Retreat on St. Thomas, at 1 p.m. today - Saturday, April 30.