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:
Shaquan La Touche
Shyonii De Souza
The Mocko Jumbie ornaments were created by Dwydale Dariah’s students:
The Steel Pan Musician ornaments were created by Shakir Smith’s students:
Shakir J. Smith
Local retailers Bougainvillea Perfumeria and Sampson House sponsored the students’ efforts.