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54 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 3 - July 9, 1998 Cape Re#on graduates earn Del Tech scholarships Sussex County high school graduates Laura B. Masarik, Sarah Burton and Marvin Smith Jr. have been awarded the Sussex County Higher Education Partner- ship Scholarships for 1998-99. These scholarships represent St. Thomas More Academy fills faculty positions Magnolia's new St. Thomas More Academy has announced that all faculty positions have been filled in anticipation of the September 1998 opening of the school. Evelyn Alessandri, of Newark, will teach religion; Shawn Davies, who is relocating from Cherry Hill, N.J., will teach social stud- ies; Loredana Geloso, relocating from Brooklyn, N.Y., will instruct students in science and health; Carey Koppenhaver, relocating from Colora, Md., will teach Eng- lish; Bruce Kelley, relocating from Rockville, Md., will teach mathematics and physical educa- tion; and Dover resident Margaret Locke will teach world languages. Dr. Ralph Leitner, principal of St. Thomas More Academy, is planning a public "presentation of the faculty" as part of an open house event. Literacy Continued from page 50 ference room were pleasant. "I was so uptight! But, it taught us a lot about cooperation; I had to support my partner and she had to. support me," Thomas said. "But, you know what? There was an evaluation, and we got good grades!" Thomas attended a workshop presented by Robert Laubach, son of LLA founder Frank Laubach. The workshop told the story of how the enthusiastic tutor started "Each One Teach One" (EOTO) "reading program in the Philip- pines 68 years ago. EOTO spread around the world and grew into LLA, which is considered to be a leader in the literacy movement. Thomas firmly believes in the philosophy of the literacy action program, and she is committed to keep tutoring and to convince oth- ers to join the movement. "I feel like I ought to tell every- one. Those who want to learn to read and write should have people willing to help them," she said. "I am willing to train those who are willing to help others. "I know I get more out of the program than I give; it's empow- ering to help people learn to read. I feel like I am making a differ- ence in this world." Those who want information on the LLA program can call Thomas, 934-1099. agreements between Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens campus, and its partners in education - the University of Delaware, Delaware State Univer- sity and Wilmington College. The award is for full tuition to earn an associate degree and to complete a bachelor's degree in Sussex County. Students must complete a tech- nical associate degree program at Delaware Tech and then advance to a baccalaureate degree program offered by one of the partner insti- tutions and available in the William A. Carter Partnership Center at the Owens campus. Laura Masarik of Rehoboth Beach will begin her studies in criminal justice technology at Delaware Tech, and transfer to the University of Delaware to com- plete a bachelor's degree in the same field. Marvin Smith Jr. of Millsboro plans to enter the early childhood education technology program at Delaware Tech, and after com- pleting requirements for an asso- ciate degree, will go on to earn his baccalaureate degree in special Awarded annually, the scholar- education at Delaware State Uni- ships are open to eligible high versity, school seniors who reside in Sus- Sarah Burton of Milton will en- sex County, including Milford, ter the business administration with selection based on academic technology program at Delaware Tech for an associate degree and finish her bachelor's degree in business management at Wilm- ington College. The scholarship for each student is renewable until the'bachelor's degree is earned or until the num- ber of credits required for the de- gree are earned. excellence and demonstrated fi- nancial need. Applications for the three Sus- sex County Pannership Scholar- ships may be obtained at the high school guidance office, the William A. Carter Partnership Center or the financial aid office at Delaware Tech. The deadline for applications is March 13, 1999. B |IMVII| Mi _ttw ilml+_i.ll t.i.ll Conr 4J90 HJlhway One. Reb bach, D| ttYl (SO) (14,eOS4 hm (0) &N)OS6 . , nttm Smvtmm (tmtinm+ tl, ,) , pl'lllm+m+ .(i_ .IMtmm) M,IIP, m FmwnriIr I & IIoM , F Stvic . Spitl Gift $ewk:m Gift Wrapping * Key Dallentl And Mc More i79" t 3 ,.,,..'' ++,+ 1 ,