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I ~0 90 FRIDAY. MARCH 2 - MONDAY. MARCH 5. 2012 -SCHOOL & EDUCATION Cape Gazette rper hosts stud !nts for U.S. Service Academy Information Night 200 students attend llth annual event selors, recently attended Sen. Tom Carper's llth annual U.S. Service Academy Information Night. More than 200 Delaware middle and high school stu- dents, along with their families, teachers and school coun- Representatives from the service academies and other military organizations joined Carper and representatives of Sen. Chris Coons and C6n- gressman John Carney at the event to answer questions and provide information to stu- dents and their families inter- ested in attending U.S. service academies. "Our nation's first-rate serv- ice academies offer students a unique opportunity to obtain an excellent education, serve their country and gain valuable leadership skills that will guide them in their future," said Carper, a veteran. "I am de- lighted so many Delaware stu- dents and their families came out to learn more about the op- portunities available at our service academies." Participants included the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. SUBMITTED PHOTO SEN. TOM CARPER and Jung Son, an Indian River High School student, address the crowd at Carper's 11th Annual U.S. Service Academy Information Night. Son was nominated by Carper to three service academies. LWV, UUSD to hold Great Decisions class starting March 16 Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and the Delaware National Guard, as well as Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC program represen- tatives. The evening also featured re- marks from Jung Son, a senior and current student body pres- ident at Indian River High School. Carper nominated Son to the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy and -the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Son spoke to the students about the service academy ap- plication process and gave ad- vice to future applicants. Like snowflakes, every smile is unique. So we treat them that Dr. Michael A. Poleck 1632 Savannah Rd., Suite 6 Lewes, DE The League of Women Voters of Sussex County and the Unitar- Universalists of Southern D6iawar will be conductir/g a Great Decisions class starting Friday, March 16. The class will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every other Friday for eight sessions in UUSD's meet- ing room, 33739 Marsh'Road~, Unit 2 at Toddy's BusinesS Com- plex in Lewes. Every the Foreign Policy Association creates a series of videos and readings covering the top eight important foreign poli- cy issues of the year. This year's issues are Middle East Realign- ment, Promoting Democracy, Mexico, Cyber Security, Exit from Afghanistan and Iraq, State' of the Oceans, Indonesia and En- ergy, and Geopolitics. It is America's longest-nmning television series on U.S. foreign policy..Class facilitators will be showing aDVD of eight half- hour episodes giving armchair diplomats an in-depth analysis and expert opinion on the eight critical global issues with the DVD to play at the beginning of each session. The Foreign Policy Association began in D18 and the Great Decisions groups, which didfft begin until 1954, are bipar- tisan and balanced. Google "Great Decisions" to order the $20 GD Briefing Book. A one-time $5 fee will be collect- ed for the class. To register, con- tact Betty Kirk at ejkirk@veri- zon.net or at 302-645-9061.There is a maximum limit of 25 people for this class. -~7 Briefly )) Second annual Prom Fair Sunday, March 4 Fairy Godmothers of Delaware will host its second annual Prom Fair, open to all high school juniors and sen- iors, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun- day, March 4, at the Christiana I lton. FGM of Delaware has col- lected more than 1,000 prom oawns and party dresses that ill be for sale at the Prom Fair for $10 each. FGM of Delaware will also offer reasonably IJ ced prom accessories in- cluding shoes, handbags, jewel- ry and make-up. There will be workshops for students, raffles and prizes, vendors and free popcorn. Ad- mission and parking are free. In at tendance will be Miss Delaware USA 2012 Krista Clausin, Miss East Coast 2011 Shaila Gillis, Miss Delaware In- ternational 2012 Nicole Ortiz and Miss Black Delaware Tal- ented Teen 2010 Briana Moore. David's Bridal is the largest sponsor of the event. Montana de Kuyper upfor national leadership society Montana de Kuyper, a 2010 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School and sophomore at " Eckerd College, was recently nominated for nembership in the National Society of Leader- ship and Success. Montana is a global studies major with a management in leadership mi- nor. She spent this past winter Awards Continued from page 89 years preceding the nomination and must not be currently em- ployed by Delaware Tech, with the exception of adjunct in- structors teaching no more than one noncredit or one credit course at the time of selection. Completed nomination forms must be received by May 15. Contact Alison Buckley, alumni coordinator, at 302-855-1607 to obtain a nomination form or for more information. term at Eckerd as a paid intern assisting with the freshman Leadership and Self-Discovery Practicum. Montana plans to spend the upcoming fall semester in Latin America or Spain Continuing her-studies, With hopes of an embassy position of some kind after graduation. Mcl(innon de voted Student ofthe Monlb McKinnon de Kuyper, an Ear- ly College Academy freshman at Mary Baldwin College, while dual-enrolled at Cape Hen- lopen High School, was voted Honor's Gateway Student Sen- ate Representative of the Month. McKinnon is studying politi- cal science, international rela- tions and French, with a possi- ble minor in documentary film. Continuing her love of the arts, which was nurtured at Cape, Possum Point Players and Clear Space ProduCtions, Minni enjoys participating in MBC's theater productions, classes at the nearby Blackfriar's Ameri- can Shakespeare Center and campus a capella singing group, Charm. PI~gCHOOL Community Registration begins on Tuesday, March 13 Programs for ages 2, 3 & 4 year olds (children turning 2 on or before October 31, 2012) For an informafien packet, call 227-7M 20 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach Email: bplowman@epworth-rehoboth.org FindUs on Facebook I