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28 TUESDAYt APRIL 16- THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013 Cape Gazette Art program taps of Fauvism - a style exempli- fied by the use of strong color. hto creativity Students also used clay to create coiled containers. By Melissa Steele "They liked the painting the most. They don't always get a chance to get messy," Lowe said. Brightly colored kings and Painting and working with queens filled framed canvases clay helps with fine motor skills, recently as Cape Henlopen High while composing an art piece School was transformed into an complements cognitive abilities, impromptu art gallery featuring said Nicole Zechman, teaching the work of Sussex Consortium assistant. students. "They responded to matching ,"They had a great time learn- colors and arranging colors," she ing about the arts," said Jennifer said. "Creating the artwork made Gunther, executive director of them feel good about what they VSA Delaware, the group that or- did." ganized the art program with the About a dozen paintings were help of a Carl M. Freeman grant, professionally framed and will About 20 consortium students be displayed at various venues participated in the program, throughout the state. The first which exposed them to a variety stop will be at Delaware State of media, Gunther said. University's art center. Overall, High school art teacher Gunther said, the students' work Colleen Lowe said she used will receive wide visibility and paintings by Georges Roualt, an might even pay off. early 20th-century artist whose "Someone may be interested in works are considered examples buying their artwork," she said. KYLE MARINER OF LEWES talks about the paintings he created during a VSA Delaware art siree Ware stands next to him. MELISSA STEELE PHOTO program. His mother De- Sussex Academy teams excel at Odyssey of the Mind state finals Two teams from the SussexLee Downs, Chloe Bartholomew, Academy in Georgetown corn- Kaylee Velasquez, Pete Vasilikos peted at the OdysSey of the Mind and Dylan Baldwin, along with Delaware State Finals Tourna- coach Elizabeth Kirschner. The meat in Smyrna March 23. One second team competed in It's team competed in The Email How You Look at It and placed Must Go Through, finishing fourth. The team members were second, qualifying them to at- ]alen Levenberry, Connor Hall, tend the World Finals on May Robert Van Pelt, Claire Loftus, 22 at Michigan State Univer- Marika Vasilikos, Jax Polve and ity. Team members include Sarah Ashmore, with coaches Wes Kirschner, Claire Sullivan, Courtney and Anthony Powell. LEO CLUB MULCH FUNDRAISER A SUCCESS SUBMITTED PHOTO THE EMAIL MUST GO THROUGH team placed second in Delaware's Od- yssey of the Mind finals, winning a chance to compete in the World Champi- onship on May 22 at Michigan State University. Members include (standing, I-r) coach Elizabeth Kirschner, Kaylee Velasquez, Lee Downs, Chloe Bar- tholomew, Dylan Baldwin and Claire Sullivan, along with Odyssey of the Mind r~ccoon mascot, OMER; seated are Pete Vasilikos and Wes Kirschner. SUBMITTED PHoTo THE CAPE HENLOPEN LEO CLUB hosted its Second Annual Leo Club Mulch Fundraiser and sold more than 3,600 bags of mulch. "Our goal this year was to sell over 3,000 bags," said Leo Club-President Alex Coverdale. Coverdale added, "The Leo Club members worked very hard to make this fundraiser successful." She extend- ed special thanks to Andrew Best from Best Ace Hardware for donating the cost of fuelsurcharges incurred from the delivery from the distributor. The club also thanked STI Landscape Solutions off Route 24, Plivelich Lawn & Landscape LLC of Lewes, Cape Henlopen School District and David Plivelich from Prudential Real Estate for time and dedication. Profits from the mulch sale will be donated to local organizations in need of support. Coverdale urged those who were unable to order mulch or need help with some landscaping needs this year to patronize the club's part- ners, Best Ace Hardware, STI Landscape Solutions and Plivelich Lawn & Landscape. The Cape Hentopen Leo Club is planning a sale for spring 2014. Holding bags of mulch to deliver, with a mountain more to go are (I-r) Cape Henlopen Leo Club members Kai- tlin Philcox, Brittany Hart, Maddie Rodgers, Riley Wagner, Maggie Delp, Lexi Leskovac and Allie Yeager.