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56 - CAPE GAZETI, Friday, July 3 - July 9, 1998 Worcester School graduates 28 seniors Twenty-eight Worcester Country School seniors earned $2,216,400 in scholarships for their college and university educations. This figure was announced by Dr. Barry TUll during the graduation ceremony held May 31. "We are very proud of the fine achievements of the class of 1998," TUll said. "They are excellent in the academics and are all-round school citizens as well. I predict the very best for them in their college careers and beyond." The featured speaker for the graduation was Thomas Vo Mike Miller Jr., president of the Senate for the State of Maryland. Beverly Prewitt, class president, delivered the traditional Farewell Address; board president Charles R. Jenkins offered congratulatory remarks; the Rev. George It. Patterson, pastor, Atlantic United Methodist Church gave the invocation and benediction; and Dean of Students Matt OHare, Academic Dean Nancy Decker and Headmas- ter Barry Tull announced awards. Music teacher Dan Freed led the chorus in "May Our Paths Meet Again." Bev Prewitt, class valedictorian, will attend Princeton in the fall, while saluta- torian Alyson Uriah will be at Bucknell University. Prewitt will major in engineering;, Urian will major in biology. Three of the 28 graduates were accepted at military academies: the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis; the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; and the U.S. Air Force Academy at Col- orado Springs. Two accepted their appointments. Commander Rich Rogers of the U.S. Naval Reserves presented the appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy to Dustin Lee Martelo. Air Force Major Mike Buschko presented the appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy to Stephen Eric Freedman. The class of 1998, shown in back are (l-r) John Long Morris, Rehoboth Beach; Justin Antho- ny Howarth, Ocean City; Stanley John Dombroski IH, Ocean Pines; Robert Christian Hudson, Nassau; Kyle Edward Bounds, Salisbury; Stephen Eric Freedman, Bethel; Jacob William Ah- em, Ocean City; Robert Edward Warfield, Ocean City; and Bryan Patrick Ginnavan, Ocean City. In the middle are Richard Scan Fahey, Salisbury; Kevin James Crooks, Ocean View; Jes- s;ca Lynn McGee, Fenwick Island; Mary Catherine Helmick, Berlin; Monica Renee Homer, Berlin; Erin Lynn Ashley, Ocean City, Md.; Amy Rebecca Hagar, Delmar;, Breanna Islett Tem- pleton, Ocean City; Derek Michael Feist, Rehoboth Beach; Matthew Alan Hopson, Salisbury. In front are Dustin Lee Martelo, Berlin, Md.; Erin Eileen Greco, Salisbury, Md.; Alyson Good- win Urian, Lewes and Dagsboro; Nedra Tenley Davidson, Lewes; Michelle Anne Pardee, Berlin; Bethany Laura Cole, Salisbury; Susan Beverly Prewitt, Laurel; Katy Ann Wenz, Berlin; Raj. P. Dalai, Salisbury, Md. VISTA leaders attend success conference Two local leaders of the Volun- teers in Service to America (VISTA) program attended a mo- tivational conference May 13 in Baltimore. Rob Downer, state- wide VISTA leader for the Amer- ica Reads project, and Eric Tea- gle, VISTA leader for the Seaford Boys & Girls Club, heard success stories from well- known speak- ers, including news anchor Tom Brokaw and Orioles right fielder Eric Davis, at the "Peter Lowe's Success" conference held in the Baltimore Arena. As statewide VISTA coordina- tor for America Reads, Downer supervises work-study students from Delaware Tech and volun- teers from the community to tutor children in grades K to three in reading. Teagle supervises the Learn & Serve mentor;rig pro- gram at the Boys & Girls Club. VISTA volunteers receive a monthly allowance for housing, food and incidentals; health bene- fits; and eligibility for either a post-service stipend or a one-year education award. For more infor- mation about VISTA, call Ryan Brown at 855-1664. Weldin graduates from High Point University Tom Weldin of Rehoboth Beach graduated with honors from High Point University, High Point, N.C., May 9. Weld;n, the son of Fred and Peggy Weld;n, earned a degree in business administration. BRUCE W. CHILCOAT Account Executive, Investments Certified Financial Planner Call for "The Case For Equities" (302) 226-5100 (800) 258-3131 Fax (302) 226-5200 DEAN WITTER REYNOLDS INC. ) 4421 Highway One Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Urian named Worcester Best All-Around Senior Alyson Urian was honored at Worcester Country School grad- uation exercises with the Best All-Round Senior Award, the Salutatorian Award and the William E. Kelly Memo- rial Math- ematics Award. She also was the recipient of the Ocean City Elks Scholarship for 1998. URIAN Earlier this year, Urian was named a Com- mended Scholar by the College Bard. While at Worcester, Urian was a member of the National Honor Society, the French National Hon- or Society, the Performing Arts Chorus, and the varsity lacrosse and field hockey teams. She was the most valuable play- er in field hockey and served as the school mascot during the bas- ketball season. An editor for the school news- paper, _she worked . with_art" and ,.2 special pages of the "Beak Speaks." Urian was the winner of many awards during her years at Worcester, including Outstanding Achievement in music, physical education, geometry, computer science, earth science, French, English, world cultures, art elec- tive, U.S. history, chemistry and calculus; honors for her scores in the Mathematics League competi- tion; second place in the Salisbury State University Chemistry Com- petition; and finalist in the Ford Credit Poster Contest. In the fall, Urian will begin her studies in biology at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. Urian is the daughter of Gainor Urian of Dagsboro and David Uri- an of Dewey Beach. Eighty-five students graduate from Groves Adult High School The Sussex James H. Groves Adult High School honored 85 graduates at a recent graduation ceremony in Georgetown. The Groves High School pro- gram is administered by the Sus- sex County Vocational-Technical School District. The 85 graduates represent nearly every community in Sussex County and range in age from i 7 to mid-50s. One husband and wife team, Steve and Lisa Toomey, was part of the graduating class. Seven The graduates were addressed by Sen. George H. Bunting, D- Bethany Beach, and by Groves Principal A. Wayne Meluney. Cape Region graduates are Shannon L. Shapter and Emily Wingate of Lewes; Nicol M. Ar- cidiacono, Larry A. Johnson, Daphne A. Kamin and Elizabeth King, all of Milisboro; Chris M. Hitchens, Danny M. Lee and Samuel R. Mitchell, all of Milton; and Jess;ca A. Cendana, Melissa J. Dotterer, Danielle N. Hal!man and Rebecca M. 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