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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph a Check Presentation to UVI’s Youth Ocean Explorers

Students participate in Marine and Environmental Science

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the presentation of a check in the amount of $18,500 from Tropical Shipping St. Thomas/St. John and their parent company Saltchuk to the Youth Ocean Explorers.

Youth Ocean Explorers is a four-week, hands-on marine science program for middle to high school-aged students interested in studying coastal, marine and environmental science, natural resource management, and conservation. The program involves a combination of short presentations and lectures daily from UVI faculty, staff, and community partners.           

Marie-Edwards-Penn, a 2017 UVI Graduate and Customer Care Manager at Tropical Shipping, will be on hand to present the check to UVI President David Hall.

What:             Check Presentation to Youth Ocean Explorers

When:             Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Time:              10 a.m.

Where:           UVI’s Center for Marine and Environmental Studies – Dock Area   

Contact:         UVI Public Relations Office (340) 693-1059