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t' 26 TUESDAY, JUNE 24 - THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008 SCHOOL & EDUCATION Cape Gazette Cape High ag education program recognized Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes has been selected as the 2008 Delaware Outstanding Postsecondary/Adult Agricultur- al Education Program. Heather Hastings serves as instructor for the program. This award, given by the Na- tional Association of Aiculmr- al Educators (NAAE), recognizes the nation's most successful agri- cultural education programs by Briefly )) Fiddle Camp to be held in July The Milford branch of The Wilmington Music School/Delaware Music School announces registration is open for Fiddle Camp. The camp will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednes- days, July 9,16, 23, 30 and Aug. 6 at 10 S. Walnut St., Milford. Flute players are also welcome. Students should have a basic knowledge of the violin or flute and be able to read music. Fiddle Camp is about learning tunes and enjoying playing music with other people whatever the level of experience or ability. A special jam session at the Aug. 6 session will feature Fiddle Experience participants. Fiddle Camp will be taught by Kerry Craig and special guests. Tuition is $150. For more information, call the Milford branch at 422-2043 or visit Daisey Scholarship awarded to Kerns Morgan Kerns, a 2008 gradu- ate of Indian River High School, was the recipient of the Daisey Insurance Scholarship. Kerns will attend Franklin Pierce Uni- versity in New Hampshire to study pre-vet/animal science. Kerns has a high grade point average, is involved in many ex- tracurricular activities and has performed mission work, as well as working 30 hours a week to save money for college. The Daisey Scholarship pro- vides $1,000 per year for four years to assist a graduating sen- ior with college costs. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average and attend college with no breaks in attendance. Kirby Mills wins Winnberg scholarship Sandra Kinkus, president of the Irish Society of DelMarVa is pleased to announce the winner of the 2008 Thomas Winnberg Book scholarship, a $300 credit for textbooks. He is Kirby Q3tiun Mills of Sussex Central High SchooL This scholarship is open to all graduating high school seniors in Kent and Sussex counties who are going on to postsecondary education. The award is based on academic performance, ex- tracurricular and community in- volvement, and also an essay on an assigned topic. This year, ap- plicants were asked to discuss their academic objectives for freshman year. The Thomas Winnberg Book scholarship is offered annually by the Irish Society of DelMarVa. Founded in 1990 by Tom Winnberg, the society is a social group with interests in Irish/Celtic culture, history and music. Danz, Hattier named Morris James winners Keith E. Donovan Esq., a mem- ber of the Personal Injury Group of Morris ]ames LLP, recently presented awards to Lindsay A. Danz, a senior at Sussex Tech High School, and Kristen M. Hat- tier, a senior at Indian River High School. Danz and Hattier were the first- and second-place Sus- sex County award winners, re- spectively, of the group's 2008 Essay Scholarship. Each day, members of Morris ]ames' Personal Injury Group as- sist victims who have been in- jured in motor vehicle accidents. In an effort to bring further at- tention to the devastating effects of auto accidents and to try and prevent auto accidents caused by young adults, the Personal Injury Group asked students to submit an essay on the topic, 'ts gover- nor of the state of Delaware, identify the top objective you would most like to accomplish during your term in office, and explain how you would go about accomplishing that objective." A first-place award of $1,000 and a second-place award of $500 were given to essay contest winners in each of Delaware's counties. Swim program available at Delaware Tech In July, parents and youth can participate in a swim program offered by Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Classes will be formed by skill level rather than age group. The most basic class, Parent and Child Aquatics, is designed for children 6 months to 5 years old. Other classes offered for youth are Level 1: Introduction to Wa- ter Skills, Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills, Level 3: Stroke DevelOpment and Level 4: Stroke Improvement. All classes will be held at an off-campus Georgetown loca- tion. For more information or to register, contact Delaware Tech's Corporate and Community Pro- grams at 854-6966. highlighting the local programs and teachers that achieve suc- cess. Winners are educators who have developed an out- standing agricultural education program at either the postsec- ondary or adult education level. Applicants are judged on a vari- ety of criteria, including teaching philosophy, effective classroom and experiential instruction, de- velopment of partnerships and professional growth. Cape Henlopen High School will compete against Outstand- ing Postsecondary/Adult Ag Ed Program award winners from surrounding states for the oppor- tunity to be named the 2008 NAAE Outstanding Postsec- ondary/Adult Ag Ed Program for Region VI. Regional winners will receive personal use of a Toyota Tundra pickup truck for two years, a cash award and an expense-paid trip to attend the 2008 NAAE conference in Char- lotte, N.C. The NAAE Outstand- ing Postsecondary/Adult Ag Ed Program Award is sponsored by Toyota, as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. NAAE is the professional asso- ciation for agricultural educa- tors. The mission of NAAE is "professionals providing agricul- tural education for the global community through visionary leadership, advocacy and serv- ice." 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