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42 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 28- April 8, 1997 SCHOOL & EDUCATION Del Tech receives major grant from Greenwood Trust Dennis Fomey photo Greenwood Trust Company President Nathan Hill presented a check for $210,000 to Delaware Technical mad Community College on Saturday nightt March 22 during the Gala Pre- view for the 199'/Delaware Art Show and Sale. The money will be used to czate an endow- ment whose interest will generate scholarships to pay the costs of children of q, ml;fied De/ Teeh students, staff and faculty to attend the new Child Development Center nearing comple- tion at Del Teeh. The Child Development Center will provide day care for 100 children and Funding to benefit new Child Development Center in Georgetown Delaware Technical & Commu- 'It will be especially helpful to will be used as a learning lab for up to I00 Del Tech students at a time. The 10,200 square foot facility is expected to be completed and dedicated for use on Monday, June 16, 1997. aGreen- wood Trust is a small bank with a great heart,  said Hill as he presented the money to Del Teeh. He was joined in making the donation by Roger Pryor (second from right), community affai director for Greenwood Trust. Receiving the donation for Ikdaware Teeh were College Pres/dent Orlando George (second/1-om left) and Jack F. Owens Campus Director Tim Kavel (far right). nity College, Jack Owens Cam- pus, has received a $210,000 grant from Greenwood Trust Company to benefit the new Child Develop- ment Center at the campus. The grant will be used to subsidize scholarships to enable children of qualified college students to attend the center, which will be dedicated June 16. The grant was formally present- ed by L Nathan Hill, president of Greenwood Trust, and Roger Pry- or, vice-president of Bank Opera- tions, at the Artists for Children Gala Preview of the third annual Delaware Art Show & Sale on Mareh22 at the Owens Campus. "The new Child Development Center at the college is going to be a great benefit to parents in need of quality child care while they attend classes," said Tim Kavel, vice-president and Campus Direc- tor. individuals involved in welfare reform programs as they are often faced with this dilemma. Having this center available will facilitate the removal of another barrier which prevents individuals from becoming employed," Kavel added. The 10,200 sq. ft. facility will serve 100 children ranging in age from infant to pre-school. The center will incorporate the Head Start program for Delaware youth, and will serve as a laboratory school for college students in the Early Childhood Education Tech- nology program. Hill said Green- wood Trust was "happy to present this grant to the Child Develop- ment Center. Helping to offset the costs of child care for Delaware Tech stu- dents is part of our continuing commitment to aid members of the community." Dennis Fomey plto Schroeders accept Del Tech's first Lifetime Achievement Award Members of the family of Lewes artist Howard Schreeder, who died in 1995, accepted Del Tech's first annual Arts and Human/ties Lifetime Ach/evement Award Saturday night, March 22. The award was presented during the Gala Preview dinner for Del Tech's 1997 Delaware Art Show and Sale. Schroeder received the recognition for the contributions he made to the arts, the community, and to his fellow Delawareans during I/fetim The 1997 Delaware Art Show and Sale also included an exhibit of Sehroed':hroeder began his professional art career in 1942 when, as a soldier at Fort Miles in' executed paintings for the mil- itary regarding the mission there. His works included extensive paintings firom the coastal towns of Delaware as well as paintings from various trips overseas. Dr. Tim Kavel, director of the Jack F. Owens Campus of Delaware Tech, presented the award which was accepted by Schroeder's sen, John, on behalf of the family. Those on hav.d for the presentation are (I-r) John Schroeder, Del Tech President Orlando George, Rob Sehroeder, Carol Schroeder Short, Ralph Short, Stephen Schroeder and Sue Schroeder. The new Child Development Center at the Delaware Tech Campus in Georgetown will be dedicated in June. Cape District offering spring computer classes The Cape Henlopen School Dis- trict has announced its spring schedule of computer classes for district residents. These popular evening classes will be offered weekly, and each class will be offered in a one or two session for- mal Costs will be $10 per session. Courses will cover many aspects of personal computing, including, "How to Buy a Com- puter," "introduction to Windows 95," and "Introduction to the Internet," and several Macintosh applications. In response to com- munity requests, three new cours- es for PC users have been added in the spring series. The new classes are "Introduction to Excel" (a pop- ular spreadsheet program); and two advanced courses, Advanced Windows 95 and Advanced Inter- net. In addition, several courses for Macintosh users have been added: Introduction to the Macin- tosh, Introduction to Microsoft Word on the Macintosh and Advanced ClarisWorks on the Macintosh. The course descrip- tions will be available at all school offices and local libraries. For more information, and pre-regis- tration, contact Wes Stack, Cape technology specialist at 645-6686. Cape School District menus No Cape District Menus for week of March 31-April 4 - schools closed for Easter holiday.