Elisa Thomas was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2014-2015 at the 34th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition at the Reichhold Center for the Arts on St. Thomas. Twenty-year-old Thomas also took home the titles Most Intellectual Speaker, Best Performing Talent, Best Business Wear, Best Ambassadorial Presentation and Best Evening Wear during the show. She will receive a full year UVI scholarship that includes tuition, room and board. The junior majoring in communication was born on St. Thomas and attends UVI on the St. Thomas campus. She aspires to work as a news anchor, host events, and produce and host her own local television show. Miss UVI serves as a goodwill ambassador for the university, including participating in UVI's recruitment efforts, representing the university locally and abroad, and maintaining a highly visible role on UVI's campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix.