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Jen Ellingsworth photo DECA state officers recognized at Dewey ceremony The 1997-98 Delaware Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) state officer team was recognized for its service at a grand awards ceremony at the Rusty Rudder BayCenter on Feb. 25. Shown are (l-r) April L. Ohlinger of Smyrna High School, state parlimentarian; Nicholas Mitchell of Sussex Tech, state historian; Nicole 8yester of Milford High School, state treasurer; Davidipya Patwa of Brandywine High School, state secretary; Leigh-Ann Harrison of Dover High School, state parlimentarian; and Matt Biggs of Smyrna High School, president. DECA is an organization that helps prepare high school and college students for careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. Cape Students receive DES engineering scholarships Dawn Cintavey and Mark Red- den, both stu- dents at Cape Henlopen High School, were among 15 students statewide who were se- lected to re- ceive engi- neering CINTAVEY scholarships sponsored by the Delaware Engi- neering Society (DES). The DES coordinates three scholarship pro- grams: the DES/University of Delaware Scholarships, which award $2,000 for freshman year at the University of Delaware; the DES State Society Scholarships, which provide $500 for freshman year; and the ....... American So- ciety of Civil Engineers (ASCE)-DE Section/DES Scholarships, which award $500 for freshman year. Both REDDEN Cintavey and Redden received the DES/Univer- sity of Delaware Scholarship. The students will be honored at the Annual Engineer's Week banquet on Feb. 26, at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington. DES schol- arships are awarded for academic achievement, as well as participa- tion in school and community ac- tivities. Recipients must attend an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board of En- gineering and Technology (ABET). The Delaware Engineer- ing Society is the state chapter of the Natioanl Society of Profes- sional Engineers and has more than 250 professional members. Jon Elllngsworth photo Long Neck students learn to love reading Long Neck Elementary School kindergartner Chris Harris, shown on the left with a furry friend, listens attentively to an- imal stories read by third-graders (l-r) Keith Bywaters, An- drew Marvel and Nicholas MeGovern during the school's "Reading Safari" on Feb. 20. Also shown is kindergartner Chrishanda Harris. The students recognized February as "I Love To Read" month through a variety of different activi- ties. The safari gives the older children a chance to read books about animals to the younger students, who are en- couraged to bring stuffed animals. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 6 - March 12, 1998 - 45 IlVl, I'd[l 111  l l tlt.Wu Lell. l ,'lll ,q  t! lh'l'4Fa! r/l| [h'tg [ [e]l,  h"'vL. , "fn pr'fce or size. Presently, we are planning to move the 30 or so children back to the Rehoboth facility and incor- porate them into the existing pro- gram, which means we can add the gymnasium and swimming to the program, which is enriching." However, she noted, there are a number of people in the .Lewes program who find it difficult to travel daily to take their children to the Rehoboth facility, so the 'Y would still like to find another fa- cility in the Lewes area, if possi- ble; they will continue operating out of the Grace U.M. Church in Millsboro, as well. Anyone knowing of a possible facility for the Lewes Giant Step Preschool in September should contact Givens at 228-8018. They now have two classrooms, with a five-day program for 4-year-olds; a three-day program for 4-year- olds; and a two-day program for 3-year-olds. Also, current mem- bers who pre-register for any of the Giant Step facilities, may waive the registration fee if they do so before April 1. There will be a Giant Step Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 4, for anyone interested in learning more about the program. Shaub makes Belmont University dean's list Lewes resident Christa L. Shaub, a sophomore music busi- ness major at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., qualified for the fall 1997 dean's list. Eligibility is based on a minimum class load of 12 hours and a quality point average of 3.5, with no grade be- SHAUB low a C. Shaub, the daughter of Jeri Shaub of Lewes, is a 1996 honors graduate of Cape Henlopen High School and a sophomore at Bel- mont. She is interning this semes- ter at Bennett's Events, a full-ser- vice event production company in Nashville, with clients that in- clude Warner Brothers, CCM Communications and the Gospel Music Association. ARE U READY 4 A % The Sussex Family YMCA - 4th Annual FITNESS CHALLENGE QUAD-ATHI00N SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1998 * A great way to have fun in a healthy wayt Support the YMCA and prepare yourself for the Spring YMCA Biathlon & the Summer Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon. * Participate as a Team of 2 OR Team of 4 OR as an individual Quad-Athlete. (5 age group categories: 15 to 19, 20-27, 28-35, 36-44, 45+) ,k Go as fast as you can in: 500 yd. swim. 15 mile bike. 3 Mile Run & 1800 m Row. REGISTRATION FORMS NOW AVAILABLE. At The Sussex Family YMCA - 105 Church Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227.8018 - Ask for Ryan Thoma or Roberta Thomas ,Times: 8:00 A.M. - Late Reg. 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Event 4:00 Awards Ceremony COST: $13 FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL $24 Team of 2 & $44 Team of 4 AFTER March 27th - $3 LATE FEE AWARDS GIVEN TO THE THREE PLACES IN EACH DIVION. Sussex Family YMCA 105 Church Street, Rehoboth Beach 227-8018