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USVI's Alessandra Evangelista to Serve as U.S. Cultural Ambassador to Japan

  • Staff Consortium
  • April 18, 2024

The USVI’s Alessandra Evangelista is the 2024 Cherry Blossom Queen, following an impressive showing at the National Conference of State Societies 2024 United States Cherry Blossom program on April 12. The Cherry Blossom Program is a week-long education and cultural exchange initiative for young women from across the U.S and the world to meet and network. The program participants are introduced to government officials, female role models working in the nation’s capital and other leaders.  Though the U.S. Cherry Blossom Queen is selected by a spinning wheel that lands on one geographic location, Ms. Evangelista was selected by the Virgin Islands Association, Inc. for her high academic achievements, poise and appearance, leadership, and interest in social, civic, community, and world affairs.  Evangelista is currently pursuing a BA in International Studies with a Certificate in European Studies at the American University in Washington D.C.  According to the National Cherry Blossom Fest...