PHILIPSBURG:--- The relatives of slain Methodist Agogic Center (MAC) teacher Rhonda Thomas will be holding a candlelight vigil in honor of their slain relative. The vigil will be held on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Caribe Lumber Ball Park.
The organizer of the event Neville Mars said the event is being organized in order to condemn violence against women as well as hatred. Persons desirous of attending the vigil are asked to wear Red and White clothing as a symbol of love since Thomas was murdered on Valentine's Day.
The late Rhonda Thomas migrated to St. Maarten over 20 years ago from her native country Guyana. She was a dedicated Arts teacher, she also worked as a security guard and an interior decorator. She leaves to mourn her two daughters, relatives, close friends, students, and teachers of the MAC schools as well as her colleagues of Sonesta Maho Group. Persons are asked to maintain all COVID-19 procedures with social distancing and wearing masks.