Posted June 15, 2006

Jordan E. Baptiste graduated from Nichols College in Dudley, receiving his associate's degree in business administration. Mr. Baptiste recently re-enlisted with the United States Coast Guard and will be transferring as part of the pre-commissioning crew for the CGC Bertholf, homeport San Francisco, Calif. The cutter is the Coast Guard's first National Security cutter, designed primarily for Homeland Security and is the largest addition added to the fleet as part of the Coast Guard's deepwater project.

Mr. Baptiste is the son of Lester Baptiste of Vineyard Haven.