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August 11th, 2020
36 graduate from BVI Seventh-day Adventist School

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Known for consistently producing top students in the Territory, the BVI Seventh-day Adventist School-Secondary Division bid farewell to 36 (10 boys and 26 girls) of its senior students at its 2020 Graduation Ceremony held at the school in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday, August 9, 2020.

August 7th, 2020
ESHS Valedictorian: 'It felt like my senior year had been totally stripped away’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Alexia M. Penn, the Valedictorian of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) 2020 graduating class, has described her final years of secondary school as a roller-coaster ride.

June 30th, 2019
‘Order your steps’- Judith E. Vanterpool to BFEC graduates

By Chassidy M. Leonard

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda VI- The eighteen (18) graduating students of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC)-Secondary Division were reminded that ‘Beauty is in the fulfilment of their dreams’, however, it requires work to make those dreams materialise.

June 30th, 2019
Sterling Stout recipient of 18th Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI- Described as a balanced student who excels in academics and athletics, 11-year-old Sterling Stout, born 24 January, 2008, is the 2019 recipient of the 2019 Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship (IDMS), valued $600.00.

June 21st, 2016
SDA School achieves 100% passes; Perfect GPA for Val

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The BVI Seventh-day Adventist School’s tradition of excellence has continued this year as the institution once again recorded a 100% pass rate and all 27 students recorded Grade Ones at its School Leaving Exams.

July 5th, 2013
‘Do not be afraid of failure’ says Territory’s Top Student

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The full-house audience at the Catholic Community Centre in Virgin Gorda on July 4, 2013, as well as graduates, listened attentively to what wise words of advice they could probably take away from this year’s top student at the National School Leaving Examination (NSLE), Mr Shea O.S. Alexander. The advice was one of determination and overcoming failure in order to reap success in the long run.

June 28th, 2013
‘It is not an easy road’, ESHS graduates told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – To have walked out of the Mulit-Purpose Sports Complex of the Virgin Islands on June 27, 2013 without being inspired would have been an injustice to oneself after hearing one of the most heart touching and inspirational keynote addresses given by Ms Arliene T. Penn.

May 4th, 2013
Principals outraged over Primary V rules change 1 day before exam!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some three Primary School Principals from public elementary schools, speaking exclusively to Virgin Islands News Online on condition of anonymity and fearful of victimisation, expressed their concerns about the fairness of a Department of Education circular of April 30, 2013.

July 10th, 2012
Controversy looms over selection of schools’ top students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the excitement of graduation throughout the Territory comes to an end, the selection criteria for Valedictorian and Salutatorian at some of the Territory’s public primary schools came into question where at least one top student of her school in the Primary Five examination did not earn the right to be Valedictorian nor Salutatorian due to a “special criteria” that has been implemented by her school.

June 20th, 2012
VINO's Exclusive: Big dreams for VI’s 2012 Top Student

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The true success of a country does not necessarily depends on the politicians, the parents or the way that country operates, its success mainly depends on the children and students of that country. As proven by Scientists back in the late 70s, they stated that when someone is ranked in order of ‘best’ or rewarded with a prestigious award that is above many others, it acts as a motivational factor that turbines will and determination and motivation within that individual, to ensure

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