Our young professional this week is one who has a character of perseverance and believes in having an open mind. Both have helped to define her career path.
You have seen him perform and wow a crowd with his humorous lyrics and dance moves, but who is 26 year-old Dwain B. Frett of Fat Hogs Bay, East End?
“The Virgin Islands is all I know. I was actually born in Maryland. But because my mother wanted me to grow up in Virgin Islands culture, I moved here when I was 4 years old. I grew up in beautiful Cane Garden Bay and was raised by my grandmother Pearla Rhymer, before my mother eventually moved home,” said DonTaé Hodge, who is proud of his Virgin Islands (UK) roots and culture.
As we continue along the line of interviewing persons in the noblest of professions-Teaching- we are proud to present Young Professional Daveen S.T. Leonard–Nibbs.
Modern writer of several genres, Sahara Sanders once said, “Photography is a magical kind of art that allows people to preserve time and moments, and to describe the world the way they see it.”
As the youngest of four siblings, and the only boy, one would think Lincoln A. Ward was spoilt. However, this is much to the contrary as his parents, Margaret and Eddie Ward, instilled discipline and a great sense of work ethic in him.
It was American writer Maggie Gallagher who said, “Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.” That view does not faze our featured young professional this week, Aliyah Y. Leonard, a 7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS).
Single parent Dorylin K. Edwards raised six children with sweat and sometimes tears. One of those children is the ever grateful Jacob E. Edwards, who grasped this opportunity to shower his mother with praise.
Her bubbly, outgoing and compassionate personality makes our Young Professional for this Week, Sherica A. Thomas, a gem in her place of employment, Diamonds International, where she is employed as a Sales Associate.
On the island of Virgin Gorda, one of several that make up ‘Nature’s Little Secret’, are a set of people that comfortably boasts of having a taste of ‘Sweet Tooth VI’.