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Shadow Our Students

Date: March 12, 2014

Times: 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Location: UVI's Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

Contact Name: Hedda Finch Simpson, 340-692-4228,


Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend University of the Virgin Islands’ eighth annual Shadow Our Students (SOS) on UVI's Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The goals are to inspire those in attendance to transition successfully to college. Some 230 high school and adult education students from nine schools on St. Croix are expected to participate. The program takes place in the UVI Great Hall in the North West Wing Building, with mock classes at various campus locations.

The theme is "SOS: I'm College Bound." The keynote speaker will be Stan Pearson II, a nationally known speaker, motivational comedian, author and salsa dancer. He travels the world speaking on leadership, diversity, self-esteem, and is known for connecting with audiences and teaching people to connect with each other. 


  • 8:30 a.m. – Opening Sessions plus informational presentations – Great Hall
  • 10 a.m. – Mock Classroom Session I*
  • 10:50 a.m. – Mock Classroom Session II*
  • 11:30 a.m. – Lunch – including entertaining and engaging activities such as a dance-off
  • 1 p.m. – Keynote Speaker – Stan Pearson II – Great Hall

* Mock Classroom Sessions allow participants to choose to attend classes in ten subject areas, ranging from chemistry to public speaking, and psychology to dancing for success (physical education).

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