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|, 90 FRIDAY, APRIL 11 - MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 CHOOL & EDUCATION Cape Gazett LONG NECK SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB Century Club scholarship deadline is April 28 GIVES STUDENTS DICTIONARIES Vor nearly 20 years, the Mil- June who reside in the Milton For further information fc SUBMITTED PHOTOS Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club President Harry Hiltner pres- ents dictionaries to third-grade teacher Robin Miller, left, and her daughter, Shelby Moore, teacher in training. NEARLY 120 third-grade students at Long Neck Elementary School waited in the school cafeteria March 11 to receive a special sur- prise from the Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club. This is the fourth year the Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club has dis- tributed dictionaries to third-grad- ers at the school, part of an interna- tional effort called The Dictionary Project. The Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club uses proceeds from its popu- lar golf outing held each June at The Peninsula to finance the project. Long Neck Elementary counselor Cathy Besden-Showell says, "The third-grade students were very ex- cited about receiving their diction- aries, which have much more in them than just the definitions of words." Third-graders leave the school cafeteria with their new dictionaries. DNREC seeks students for Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is encouraging teach- ers, classmates, parents, club or group leaders and others to nominate students for the 2014 Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards. Nominations must be based on actions or projects which have taken place between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 and will be ac- cepted between Monday, April 14 and Friday, June 20. A winner will be chosen from each of the llowing categories: Elementary for students in grades 1-4, Middle School for students in grades 5-8, and High School for students in grades 9-12. The Young Environmentalist program honors Delaware stu- dents whose actions have resulted in the protection, restoration or enhancement of Delaware's nat- ural resources through one or more of the following means: demonstrating environmental stewardship, initiating an inno- vative project, increasing public awareness and demonstrating environmental ethics. Winners will be honored in a special ceremony on Governor's Day at the 2014 Delaware State Fair Thursday, July 24. For more information contact Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, at 302-739-9902 or email Joanna.wilson@state.de.us or go to www.dnrec.delaware.gov/ Admin/Pages/YoungEnv.aspx. Sussex Tech Adult Division applies to continue after-school program . The Sussex Tech Adult Divi- sion receives U.S. Department of Education funding for a 21st Century Community Learning Center After School Program. The program serves Hispanic middle school students in the Woodbridge School District. The program offers assistance with homework, remediation ;nd enrichment in reading as well as technology. In addition, computer classes are offered to parents, and Family Fun Nights e held. Field trips help increase background knowledge and pro- mote connection with families and schools. The 21st Century Community Learning Center After School Program is a collaboration among the Woodbridge School District, the Sussex Tech Adult Division, the Delaware State Housing Au- thority at Laverty Lane and the Arsht Cannon Foundation. The 21st Century After School Program is submitting a continu- ation application for the period May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015. Contact Terri Corder at 856-9035. ton Century Club has awarded scholarships annually to deserv- ing college-bound female high school seniors based on academ- ic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service, and work experiences. All col- lege-bound female high school students graduating or complet- ing graduation requirements this Briefly )) Very Special Arts announces reception for exhibit April 16 Very Special Arts-Delaware announces the Sussex Consor- tium After-School Arts Program exhibit reception will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednes- day, April 16, in the auditorium at Cape Henlopen High School. The event is open to the public, and there is no admission fee. This exhibition showcases artwork created by Sussex Consortium students during a VSADE artist residency pro- gram. VSADE residency teaching artists Colleen Lowe, Kirsten Geyer and Ciera Hackett facili- tated a program that provided opportunities for the develop- ment of artistic skills and the exploration of various materials and techniques. This VSA Delaware project is made possible by funding pro- vided by the Carl M. Freeman FACES grant program. For more information, contact Jennifer Gunther at jennifer@ VSADelaware.org or at 302-857- 6699. Milford 6arden Club taking scholarship applications The Milford Garden Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in Kent or Sussex county. The scholarships will be awarded to students planning on enter- ing the field of horticulture, landscape design, forestry, en- vironmental studies or a related field. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 30. For more information about applications, contact Leona Langone at 302- 422-8070 or email ljlmomma@ aol.com. Cape class of 1984 to hold reunion Nov. 8 The Cape Henlopen High School class of 1984plans to hold its 30-year class reunion from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at Irish Eyes in Lewes. Alumni are asked to spread the word and have classmates send their contact information (including maiden name and address) to capeclassof84@aol.com and fol- low on Facebook at 30 Year Cape Henlopen Class of 1984 Reunion. area may apply. This year, two scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000, will be awarded. Scholarship applications must be completed and submitted by Monday, April 28. Applications are available in the guidance of- rices at area high schools. The scholarships will be presented in June. home-schooled and GED a t plicants or to request a application, email Educatio Committee Chairwoman Jud Shandler at judyshandler@con cast.net with"MCC Scholarshit in the subject line. The Miltc Century Club is a member offf General Federation of Women Clubs. (2) $2000 SCHOLARSHIPS from MILTON CENTURY CLUB are available to college-bound 12th grade girls with zip code 19968 (and/or Town of Milton and surrounds) See your school's Guidance Counselor Homeschooled? 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