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Community Profiles

Teresa Dias


TeresaTeresa Dias is a beautiful, intelligent and opened minded 19 years old. She was born on the 7th of December 1996 and lives in Challengers. Having a passion for the Agriculture Sector, she recently completed her Associate Degrees in Agricultural Science and works at the Department of agriculture in St. Kitts as a Quarantine Assistant with hopes of one day becoming an Entrepreneur within the field of agriculture. She is also the Vice President of the St. Kitts-Nevis Agricultural Youth Forum.

Just like the love for her career she enjoys meeting and socializing with individuals of different backgrounds. This, she says, helps her with having a better understanding of life, while it also allows her to make new friends. Teresa is super excited and honored to be a part of this year’s Music Festival Promotional Ambassadors. She is planning to have a grand time on the Journey to the ‘Experience like no other’ the 20th Anniversary St. Kitts Music Festival. “Life is not about how you survive the storm, it’s about how you dance in the Rain”, says Teresa.


Lintricia Hughes


LintreciaLintricia Hughes is an entrepreneur, fashion stylist, and an established make-up artist. She specializes in redesigning accessories and doing classic make-up for all types of occasions. She has also participated in several local and international shows as a model. Lintriciadraws her inspiration from her love and passion for art and beauty. She's always keeping up to date with the new styles and trends in the world of fashion and make-up art in order to give her clients the look they desire. She hopes to create her own fashion line in the future. 

Lintricia is also passionate about improving access to health and has been active in charitable causes in Saint Kitts and around the world. Together with her partner, she's the co-founder of Surgery Matters - a social media platform advocating for improved access to surgical care in developing countries. Lintriciais currently studying Sociology, and she aspires to become a Clinical Psychologist in the near future


Jamesia Williams




Jamesia Williams, known as Jam Jam to her friends, is an optimistic 20-year-old from Basseterre. Ever since her high school years, she has always been involved in performing arts as an extracurricular activity thus she is no stranger to the stage. As an advanced dancer at the Learning and Empowerment through the Arts Program (LEAP) for the past 6 years, she has also been able to build her stage performance and her passion for entertainment.

As a lover of all genres of music, she has attended the SKMF every year from the tender age of 14 years old, no doubt with the long-term dream of becoming one of the SKMF Promotional Ambassadors. “This is a great opportunity given to me to represent such a prestigious festival; I'll definitely take my role seriously while having fun at the same time. The St. Kitts Music Festival is one of the best Caribbean festivals at an affordable price. No doubt, our 20th Annual Music Festival will be one of pure excitement!!! I am inviting everyone to all of the activities leading up Festival, which is at the Warner Park Stadium, on June 23rd – 25th. Join in!!!!” 


Scholarships available for graduate studies


Scholarship-ApplicationThe Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE) and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC), are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to pursue graduate studies in any of the following areas:

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