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District Office 1270 Kings Highway Lewes, DE 19958 302-645-6686 Fax 302-645-6684 In an effort to promote fiscal transparency and community involvement, the Cape Henlopen School District is seeking 2 volunteers for the Citizens Budget Oversight Committee. The term of these appointments will be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. Those requesting to serve as a volunteer should submit a letter of interest and an application (available at the District Office, 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes DE 19958; or online at www. capehenlopenschools.com). The Letter of Interest should include the following: 1) Reason for wanting to serve on the committee; 2) relevant experience, knowledge and/or training that would qualify the volunteer for the committee; 3) References to attest to the volunteer’s qualifications to serve on the committee. Applications must be received no later than 4:30PM May 26, 2017 at the Cape Henlopen District Office, 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes DE 19958. CAPE HENLOPEN SCHOOL DISTRICT Call 645-7700 or email adsales@capegazette.com to reserve your space! Featuring a look back on the 2016 - 17 SCHOOL YEAR including: Awards Ceremonies Scholarships School Events Proms Sports Student Photos Where the Yearbook leaves off... ...the 2017 Graduation Booklet picks up! Congratulate Your Graduate with an Ad in this Keepsake Booklet! Publish date: Friday, June 16, 2017 Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017 106 FRIDAY, MAY 19 - MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017 SCHOOL & EDUCATION Cape Gazette Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea topic in Lewes May 25 Deep sea enthusiasts won’t want to miss the opening lecture in the University of Delaware School of Marine Science and Policy’s Ocean Currents Lec- ture series Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m., on UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. The School of Marine Sci- ence and Policy is housed in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment. Lisa Tossey, a doctoral can- didate studying educational technology with a focus on ma- rine science, will discuss her recent work filming and pho- tographing scientists aboard the R/V Atlantis as they were studying the chemistry of hy- drothermal vents along the East Pacific Rise in the deep-sea sub- mersible Alvin. Tossey’s presentation, titled “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” will be held in the newly renovated Cannon Library, locat- ed on the second floor of Cannon Laboratory at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus, 700 Pilottown Road. Attendees will learn how sci- entists prepare for a deep-sea dive and see actual footage of what it is like to explore the deep sea in a titanium sphere with only two other passengers. The lecture series is free and open to the public, and seat- ing is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This lecture is appropriate for all age groups, including K-12 audiences. For more information go to udel.edu/udaily/2017/may/ocean- currents-lecture-series-tossey. Cape Survivor Field Day to be held May 21 Cape Henlopen School Dis- trict’s first all schools Survivor Field Day will be held at Cape Henlopen High School from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, May 21, with check-in from 11 a.m. to noon. Events include a spoon egg race, 50-yard dash, pizza de- livery/hippity hop and potato sack races, and a 4-by-100-meter relay. Fun stations feature a Gi- ant Jenga, Twister, face painting, musical chairs, treasure hunt, bouncy house and frisbee toss. Age-group medals will be award- ed. Food will be provided by Lefty’s Alley & Eats. Sponsors are Premier Physical Therapy, Pivot Physical Therapy, Beebe Medical Foundation and Cape Orthopae- dics. Register at www.chef-cape. org or on-site May 21. Owens Campus to hold alumni meeting June 26 The annual meeting of the Owens Campus Alumni Asso- ciation will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, June 26, in Meeting Room A, Student Services Center at the Owens Campus in George- town. Elections will be held during the meeting to fill both officer and board member posi- tions. Officers serve two-year terms; members of the board of directors serve three-year terms.  Nominations will be accepted from the floor, and all votes must be cast in person. Anyone who was awarded a degree, diploma, or certificate from Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus is considered a member of the alumni asso- ciation and eligible to vote. For information, email alumni@dtcc. edu, or call 302-259-6024. Briefly » Jocelyn Elise Lamb graduated May 12 with a bachelor of arts degree in political science with a minor in leadership from Vir- ginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Commissioned as a second lieutenant, Lamb received the Charlie Company’s Top MSIV Award for her overall perfor- mance within the company during the spring semester. Her positive attitude, demon- stration of tactical knowledge and outstanding performance have exceeded the standards of the New River Battalion Army ROTC and the U.S. Army. Lamb is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Faron Lamb of Alexandria, Va. She is grand- daughter of Anne Mucker- man of Lewes. Jocelyn Lamb Jocelyn Lamb commissioned as second lieutenant EXTRA, EXTRA! Follow facebook.com/CapeGazette for breaking news. Two ninth-graders from Cape Henlopen High School, Sierra Gloria and Brianne Simmons, have been selected to receive scholarships to the Universi- ty of Delaware through Give Something Back, a national or- ganization devoted to mentoring and college scholarships for stu- dents facing economic adversity. Each student completed Give Back's rigorous application pro- cess, which included attending a family information meeting, completing a College Cost Esti- mator and an online application, and interviewing with members of the Give Back staff. To apply for the scholarship program, stu- dents must be eligible for the Pell Grant and have a B grade point average or better. The selected high school students will be paired with men- tors who advise and help prepare them for success at the Univer- sity of Delaware where they will graduate in four years without any debt for tuition, fees, or room and board. Give Back is currently recruit- ing volunteer mentors for its scholars in Sussex County. If interested, contact Allison Price at 609-281-5518 or visit www. giveback.ngo/mentors. Give Back awards scholarships to academi- cally driven students of modest means who might not otherwise attend college. Pell Grant-eligible students are selected in the ninth grade and mentored throughout high school. After graduation, Give Back scholars attend one of Give Back's partner universi- ties or colleges in Delaware, Illinois, New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania. It is the focus of the organization to help stu- dents graduate college in four years, debt free for tuition, fees, or room and board.  Cape ninth-graders earn scholarships from Give Something Back program Students will attend UD tuition free SUBMITTED PHOTO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE schol- arship winners Brianne Simmons, left, and Sierra Gloria.