Four students were the recipients of the Lt. Colonel David C. Canegata III Scholarship, offered through the Virgin Islands National Guard Association to students enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps program at local high schools.

Ceremonies were held on St. Thomas and St. Croix to award $1,000 first-place scholarships to Samara Cherival on St. Thomas and Malik Maillard on St. Croix. Laptops were awarded to second-place winners Kamal Tyson on St. Thomas and Kimberly Hector on St. Croix.