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36 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, State seeks Young Do you know an elementary student who has contributed to improving Delaware's environ- ment? If so, the Department of Natural Resources and Environ- mental Control (DNREC) wants to know. For the fourth year, DNREC is sponsoring the Young Environmentalist of the Year Award. This year, elementary- aged students (grades K-5) are eli- gible for the award which is desig- nated to honor students whose ac- tions have resulted in the protec- tion, restoration or enhancement of Delaware's natural resources through environmental steward- ship, environmental ethics, inno- vation or public awareness. Potential winners can be nomi- nated by classmates, teachers, club or group leaders or parents. The nomination must be based on actions which have taken place February 21. February 27, 1997 Environmentalist between April 1, 1996 and April 1, 1997. Nominations must be re- ceived by April 1, 1997. The winner will receive a $200 savings bond and a $100 credit to- ward any school or youth group environmental or public interpre- tive program offered in Delaware Stat Parks. Two honorable men- tion winners will each receive a $100 bond and a $50 credit for Park programs. Winners will be announced in late April to coin- cide with the annual observance of Earth Day. The award was established in honor of Dr. Edwin H. Clark II, who served as secretary of DNREC from 1989 to 1993, with funds contributed by DNREC staff. To receive an application, contact the DNREC Office of In- formation and Education at (302) 739-4506. Briefly Berlin students earn academic honors Michael A. Potter of Millsboro, a sophomore at Worcester Coun- try School, and junior Alyson G. Urian of Dewey Beach were named to the Headmaster's Acad- emic List for the second school term. Potter and Urian achieved a score of 93 or above in major sub- jects. Seventh grader Abigail D. Wharton of Georgetown and freshman Ashlee A. Reed of Re- hoboth earned Honorable Mention with an average of 89-92 in their major subjects. Wesley College to host open house Feb. 22 Wesley College will host an Open House for high school ju- niors, seniors and transfer students on its Dover Campus on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 12-4 p.m. Registration will be in the Col- lege Center Lobby. The adminis- tration staff will provide a brief orientation session followed by meetings with members of the faculty. Information on academic departments, financial aid, schol- arships, student activities and ath- letics will be available as will campus tours. To register, call (302) 736-2400. Seminar on assistive technology March 1 "Equalizing Opportunity: Tools for People with Learning Disabili- ties" is the topic of a half day workshop scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1 at the Christiana Hilton in Newark. Christopher Lee, an eloquent proponent of assistive technology applications, will be the featured speaker. Seating for this workshop is limited and pre-registration is nec- essary. Registration fee is $5. For more information, call (302) 651- 6790 or (800) 870-DATI. Wilmington College spring registration Wilmington College's Spring II registration will take place Mon- day, Feb. 24 through Friday, Feb. 28. The College's Georgetown site will be open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For information, call Dana Abbott-Painter at 856-5780. Del Tech student receives scholarship Ryan Mcgee, a student in the Poultry Science program at Delaware Technical & Communi- ty College, Owens Campus, has been named as the recipient of the 1996 BASF Growth is a Promise Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The award was presented to Mcgee, a resident of Bish- opville, Md., by Allison Derick- son, Human Resource Manager. ople of all ages earnto cradd atlheYMCA, 105 Church Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-227-8018 Angle Moon photol Cape High JROTC bestows awards JROTC members from Cape Henlopen High School gathered for a Dine In at the Bay Center in Dewey Beach on Feb. 6, when honors were bestowed upon many of them and community members who have supported them. Above, Butch Imperial, commander of Rehoboth Beach VFW Post 7447 (left) and Bit! Sheele, past commander of Rehoboth American Legion Post 5, re- ceived signed photos from the Cape JROTC color guard and drill team for their contributions of money and support. Shown with them are (back row, l-r) Frank Payton, Chuck Parker and Laura Masarik; (front row) Nicole Kaser and Debra Bussard. JROTC parents (back row, l-r) Marie and Brooke Freeman and Cindy Roberts, received special honors for their extensive support of JROTC drill team this year. Shown with them are (front row) Bussard, Sgt. Carlos Sosa, Melody Santana and Erica Roberts. Spring Into Action! Register now for our Fabulous Spring Packages I'lVICA .America's.favorite