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From The Ca Gazette's Traveler Series* Continued from page 26 on the television series Dukes of Hazzard - will be the commence- ment speaker on Tuesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. Weather permitting, graduation exercises will be held on the ath- letic field at the high school. In case of rain, the ceremonies will be moved to the gymnasium For more information about graduation, call Esthelda Selby, assistant principal, at 645-7711. Wesley College hosts English Invitational The Department of English at Wesley College in Dover is still accepting registrations from Delaware high schools for the sec- ond annual English Invitational to be held on Saturday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student competitions will in- clude expository writing, gram- mar, literature, research strategies, spelling and vocabulary. First, second and third place fin- ishers will be awarded plaques to honor their achievements. In addition to individual honors, students also will compete for their schools. Those schools whose students win the most com- petitions will be awarded trophies. Schools interested in entering should call Dr. Linda C. Pelzer at 736-2454. Postles Scholarship applications available Applications for the 1995-96 Howard and Edna Postles Schol- arship awards are now available at PNC Bank, South Walnut Street in Milford, or from high school guidance counselors. The scholarships are awarded to assist recipients in obtaining any form of post-secondary education or training, including college, technical, nursing or business schools. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be high school se- niors who live within 15 miles of Milford city limits and who rank academically in the top 10 percent of their class. Other considera- tions for awarding the scholar- ships include participation in ex- tra-curricular activities and com- munity affairs and financial need. Applicants should submit seven copies of the completed scholar- ship application and their high school transcripts no later than May 12 to: The Howard and Edna Postles Scholarship Fund, PNC Bank, South Walnut Street, Milford, DE 19963. Informational meeting April 25 Sussex Central High School in Georgetown will present a special evening informational program on Tuesday, April 25, beginning at 7 p.m. in the high school's auditori- um. Parents of students in grades 9- 11 are encouraged to attend. The sessions is designed to help stu- dents and their parents schedule appropriate courses for the 1995- 96 school year. Guidance counselors and prin- cipal Everett Toomey will outline scheduling procedures and de- scribe the new block schedule for- mat. Course offerings will be re- viewed and several new courses will be highlighted. Worcester Country School Headmaster's List Dr. Barry W. Tull, Headmaster of Worcester Country School in Berlin, Md., has announced the students named to the Headmas- ter's Academic List for the third school term. Students on the Aca- demic List must achieve an aver- age of 93 or above in their major subjects and may not have a grade lower than 76 in any special sub- jects. Resort area students recognized include Marguerite K. McDonald of Rehoboth Beach, eighth grade; N. Tenley Davidson of Lewes, ninth grade; Alyson G. Urian of Dewey Beach, ninth grade; Kelly C. Palekar of Milton, honorable mention, ninth grade; and Sadaf Saberi of Harbeson, honorable mention, 12th grade. Last week SAVE! Lewes Dairy Milk All Gallons $1.99 Daily Market 420 Savannah Rd., Over Canal Bridge Lewes 645-8284 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 21 - April 27, 1995 - 29 I Jim and Judy Roberts and Paula and Joe Holland read their Cape Gazettes one evening in January. No One Defects To Cuba; Gazettes Aren't Mailed There in January of this year, Joe and Paula Holland of Lewes (r) visited Jim and Judy Roberts in Key West, Florida. Jim and Judy have a cottage in Key West where they spend the cold days of winter. During the visit, the Hollands and Roberts worked their way to the southernmost point of the United States, the tip of Key West. "In this photo," wrote Judy, we are closer to Cuba than we are to Miamil" Cuba is 90 miles south of Key West. Basking in the evening sun casting its long shadows, the Hollands and Roberts, in the deepest south of the U.S., found themselves surrounded by crates of pink conchs and green, fleshy mangoes and plaques telling of wonderful local history - the Hemingway anecdotes, Bogy and Bacall, Jimmy Buffet - and on the southern breezes wafting off the Caribbean, they occasionally caught the fresh, pungent scent of limes and bay ram, The faintest ringing of steel drums too teased their ears. And they joked for a moment about defecting to Cuba. "We could leave behind the Key Lime pie and conch omelets," said Judy. "And we thought about how we would miss the great highways of America stretching north to the cities of the seaboard and our families, and to Canada to the north and to the great mountains to the west. That we would miss. But the whole exercise came to a halt with the force of a first-class hurricane when it dawned on us that no excitement associated with moving to a strange land could fill the void in our lives that would result from leaving behind the Cape Gazette. We set our compass north." IName ' ': : State Zip . , We accept Z and ] as payment for Cape Gazette subscriptions. To have your credit card billed, please include your number and expiration date. Let us know which subscription category you would like and include your phone number so we can contact you if necessary. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: 1 Year in county. .......................... $25.00 Student (9 months) ...................... $30.00 6 months in county ........................ 12.50 Snowbird (in Sussex part of 1 year out of county ....................... 40.00 the year, elsewhere the rest) ............... 30.00 6 months out of county .................. 20.00 Sr. citizen discount (62) Substract S2 for 1 yr.. Sl for 6 mos, I * You too can be included in the Cape Gazette Traveler Series. Take your newspaper on your travels, photograph yourself and share it with us! We encourage the world community of Cape Gazette readers to let us know just how wide a territory their newspaper covers!