Easter Bunny Visits Island Youth with First Lady

The Easter Bunny poses with First Lady Cecile deJong.

 

The Cruz Bay Battery was over-run with elementary school children on Wednesday afternoon, April 4, for the annual Easter Egg hunt.

St. John Administrator Leona Smith and First Lady Cecile deJongh led the festivities as kindergarten through third graders picked over the grounds looking for colorful eggs.

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First Lady Cecile deJongh greets children arriving at the Battery.

 

While two students from each class received special prizes, no one walked away empty-handed. Each student enjoyed lunch and refreshments and took home a bag of sweet treats.

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Children wait in line for the start of the egg hunt.

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School children rush to find eggs hidden on the grounds of the Battery.

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Easter egg hunters find eggs in the planter.

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Second grader Davon Alfred smiles big.

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Taevion Calixte wins a colorful prize basket.

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Second grader Lenique Sprauve wins the girls category by finding the most eggs.