Limetree Bay Terminals has awarded scholarships to 17 2017 graduates of Virgin Islands high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university.

The scholarship recipients are:

• Yudelka Acevedo, who plans to attend San Jose State University;

• Tristan Alcorta, who plans to attend Drake University;

• Alina Baltimore, who plans to attend Xavier University;

• Mhina Barry, who plans to attend the University of Texas at Arlington;

• Oné Carrington, who plans to attend Agnes Scott College;

• Eric Hennemann, who plans to attend the University of Wisconsin at Madison;

• Iyahanna Hiss, who plans to attend the University of the Virgin Islands;

• Sylvana Hutchins, who plans to attend Drexel University;

• Summer Jose, who plans to attend Temple University;

• De’Umee Liburd, who plans to attend Jacksonville University;

• Djenne Merced-Green, who plans to attend Embry-Riddle University;

• Simran Mirchandani, who plans to attend Syracuse University;

• Hillori Norford, who plans to attend the University of the Virgin Islands;

• Habeeba O’Neil, who plans to attend Barnard College;

• Isabelle Elise Stamper, who plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University;

• Eva Taylor, who plans to attend Simmons College;

• Kyarra Titre, who plans to attend Tennessee Weslyan University.

The recipients were selected based on their scholastic record and financial need compared to other applicants. These scholarships will continue for four years, provided the students maintain good academic standing at an accredited U.S. college or university.

CEO Darius Sweet said that supporting the education of students in the Virgin Islands community will continue to be a priority for Limetree Bay Terminals.

“Education is key to the continued growth of the community as well as Limetree’s organization,” said Sweet. Limetree is proud to support these students in their pursuit of higher education. We congratulate all the scholarship recipients and encourage them to remain committed to continuing their education.”