University of the Virgin Islands Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadet Shenelle Gabrielle was commissioned into the United States Army on December at a ceremony held on the St. Thomas Campus. Gabrielle now holds the rank of second lieutenant and will serve in the Active Army Component as a Signal Branch Officer. She is the first UVI student from the ROTC Program on the St. Thomas Campus to become an active duty commissioned officer. Gabrielle earned a bachelors’ degree in Computer Science from UVI in 2012. A news release is available from the Media Section of the UVI website – http://www.uvi.edu – and from this direct link.