The Ruby Rutnik Scholarship Fund has announced the winners of its annual scholarship awards. Jada Jarvis and Vela Culbert are each recipients of a $2,500 award to pursue higher education.

Jada Jarvis, a 2019 graduate of Antilles School on St. Thomas, will attend a program in Culture and Media Studies at the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, part of the New School in New York City. The daughter of Karen and Mathew Jarvis, Jada was described by one of her teachers as someone who leads through action. Jada has worked as a fashion model throughout high school and been a member of the National Honor Society since her junior year at Antilles.