STX Students of the Month: Educational Complex HS Art Students

Students in Ms. David and Mr. Smith's art classes from L to R: Wilfredo Parrilla, Shyonii De Souza, Elijah Jordan, D'Lysa Charles, Ricoya Williams, Jessymar Torres, Janay Ventura, Amariliz Santiago, Isaiah Kelly, and Jerrel Cyrille.

 

St. Croix Educational Complex High School art students crafted unique, handmade, culturally themed tree ornaments that were on display at the “Ah Glow in the Park” Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 6 in Christiansted’s Limpricht Park.

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The ornaments make up a series titled, “V.I. Culture Paper Doll” and depicted quadrille dancers, moko jumbies and steel pan musicians.

The Quadrille Dancers were created by Fine Arts Department Chair Danica David’s students: Ariana Edgar
Nashaira Gonzalez
Kimysha Greenidge
Shaquan La Touche
Joshua Parris
D’Lysa Charles
Shyonii De Souza
Keimoy Felix
Amariliz Santiago
Jessymar Torres
Janay Ventura
Ricoya Williams

Ornaments2.png The Mocko Jumbie ornaments were created by Dwydale Dariah’s students:  Khalina Alexis
 Jada James
 Janeris Sanchez
 Yazira Encarnacion
 Sierra Henry
 Latisha Laudat
 Camila Laudat
 K’Shante Springer
 Shenique Martin
 Ricoya Williams
 N’Yesha Almestica

Ornaments3.png The Steel Pan Musician ornaments were created by Shakir Smith’s students:
Shakir J. Smith
Ke’Anna President 
Wilfredo Parilla
Nashon Oscar
Isaiah Kelly
Elijah Stephen
Jerrel Cyrille
Asia Brandy

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Local retailers Bougainvillea Perfumeria and Sampson House sponsored the students’ efforts.

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