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February 27, vol xv, number 2
Three to ComDete for 'Miss UVI' Title
T hree University of the Virgin
Islands students will com-
pete for the prestigious title of
Miss UVI at 8 p.m. on Saturday,
March 28, at the St. Croix campus
Student Center. The pageant's
theme is "Charting the Course to
Competing for the title Contestant #a Coa
are JaeDee Caines from the St.
Thomas campus, Carice Glasgow
from the St. Croix campus and Christina Clement from
the St. Croix campus. It will be the second time that the
pageant is hosted by the St. Croix campus.
Caines, contestant number one, is a 22-year-old com-
munications major. Her goals include furthering her edu-
cation, becoming a well-trained and highly recognized
journalist and one day becoming the leader of Nevis.
Glasgow, contestant number two, is a 21-year-old
computer science major. Her goals include becoming a
system analyst and pursuing post secondary education.
number three, is a 20-year-
old biology major. Her goal
is to become a neurologist.
Areas of competition
include personal interview,
introduction, business wear/
question and answer, ambas-
eGlasgow (, , Clement sadorial presentation, talent
estant #2 Contestant #3 and evening wear.
and evening wear.
The contestants made
their first public appearance at the VI. Agriculture and
Food Fair in February. They will make another presenta-
tion at Afternoon on the Green on March 8, on the St.
Ticket prices and ticket outlets will be announced
early in March. For more information call Student Gov-
ernment Association President and Queens Committee
Chairperson Jessica Taylor at 513-8564 or Queens Com-
mittee Advisor Chantal Connor at 692-4000.
Afternoon on the Green to Celebrate 20th Year
The University of the Virgin Islands celebrates 20
years of food and family fun with the 20th Anni-
versary of Afternoon on the Green on Sunday, March 8.
The fun begins at noon on the St. Thomas campus golf
This year's theme is "Have a Roast of a Lime for the
20th Time." Started as a scholarship fmundraiser two de-
cades ago, Afternoon on the Green has grown to become
a friend-raiser where everyone can count on having a
Food is a mainstay at Afternoon on the Green. Mem-
bers of the community contribute dozens of dishes for the
event, and for $2 and $3 a taste, attendees get to sample
their favorites. Dishes run the gamut from cheesecake
to jambalaya, from ital to lasagna. In addition to the food
See Afternoon on the Green on Next Page
Thousands Attend Ag Fair on St. Croix
Thousands of people attended the .\i, Agriculture and Food Fair held Feb. 14-16 on St. Croix. In
addition to produce, livestock and food from the territory, the fair also showcases the same from other
islands throughout the Caribbean. A highlight of the fair is the Farmer of the Year awards. This year
Reinardo Vasques was named 'Crop Farmer of the Year' and Samuel Sones was named 'Livestock
Farmer of the Year' Pictured, from left to right, are one of the produce stands displaying fresh fruits
and vegetables, a litter of piglets, and UVI employee Dara Cooper speaking with a student. UVI is
a major sponsor of the fair
Afternoon on the Green Continued
under the main food tent, there will be on-site grilling
of chicken, beef and pork barbeque sandwiches, hot dogs
and veggie burgers. Music will be provided by Top Notch
band until 5 p.m. Then things slow down a bit for the
extended 20th anniversary special Jazz on the Green.
The UVIJazz Ensemble will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Former committee chairs and long-time contributors will
also be recognized.
"It is incredible that Afternoon on the Green is cel-
ebrating its 20th anniversary," said three-time Committee
Chair Peggy Smith. "We are proud that it has survived all
Along with the music, other entertainment includes
the Mungo Niles Cultural Dancers. There is also a chil-
dren's corner with bouncers, coloring and other games
The academic tent will provide information about
each of UVI's academic areas, along with other areas
such as the Small Business Development Center and the
Reichhold Center for the Arts.
Smith encouraged people to contribute dishes even
though times are economically tough. "Your share may
not be a lot, but if each family gives a portion, either by
donating a dish or coming to the event and purchasing
a taste, this can make the twentieth anniversary worth it
all," she said. Smith thanked all the patrons, cooks, spon-
sors and attendees for continuing to support Afternoon
on the Green.
To donate a dish or for more information call 693-
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fax at 340-693-1055.
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