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Jen Ellingsworth photo Lamp Post donates to Shields computer drive Mark Steele (left), co-owner of the Lamp Post Restaurant on Route 1, presents a $650 check to Richard Shields Elementary School's Parent-Teacher Technology Committee member Di- ane Smith and computer lab manager John Crispin. The restaurant donated a portion of its spring sales toward the computer drive. Cape Region students receive UD awards Colleges at the University of Delaware cited their top scholars during Honors Weekend, held Thursday through Sunday, May 8- 11 on UD campuses in Newark and Lewes. At special ceremonies held May 9, students were honored for their accomplishments in scholarship and leadership and for their per- sonal contributions to their re- spective colleges and to the entire campus community. All honored students have cu- mulative grade point indexes of 3.0 or higher. Other university students who did not achieve a 3.0 but who have demonstrated lead- ership and traits of outstanding citizenship also were honored dur- ing the weekend by their respec- tive colleges. Local honorees are as follows: Kathleen M. Smith, Millsboro; a recipient of the World War II Alumni Scholarship Fund; Amy Hacker, Lewes; a recipient of an Intercollege Award Certifi- cate, for demonstrated skill and creativity in student teaching; Todd F. Lawson of Harbeson; winner of the Wail Street Journal award as an outstanding senior in the College of Agricultural Sci- ences; . Jacolyn B. Haughey, Millsboro; named as an Individual and Fami- ly Studies Distinguished Student; Rebecca A. Garey, Rehoboth Beach; winner of the George Noc- ito Art Award, presented to a graduating senior in recognition of outstanding achievement in the field of art; Robert J. Eckhardt and Caesar Layton, both of Rehoboth were in- ducted into Phi Alpha Theta, a na- tional honor society in history; Marlo M. Hall, of Millsboro was named to Alpha Kappa Delta, a national honorary society in so- ciology; Caesar R. Layton, Jr. and Katie R. Rickards, both of Lewes, were named to the national honor soci- ety, Alpha Lambda Delta, that recognizes superior scholarship in a student's first year at the Uni- versity; Abigail Miller of Lewes was tapped for Beta Beta Beta, a na- tional honor society recognizing superior scholarship, service and achievement in the biological sci- ences; Peter H. Cook of Rehoboth Beach was named to membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, a national honor society in business studies; Brice J. McLane of Rehoboth, was named to Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society that en- courages and recognizes scholar- ship in political science; Susan S. Allen of Lewes, in- ducted into Psi Chi, the national honor society for psychology; and Bryna K. Groll of Lewes. and Ellen A. Purple of Rehoboth, both inducted into the international nursing honor society, Sigma Theta Tau. The society recognizes superior scholarship and development of leadership qualities. Garden Continued from page 45 "We learned that if we don't pull up weeds the plants will die," said Layton, whose mother Marlyn and three-year-old sister Rachel also came out to help with the garden. Students are in the process of creating another special section for the area, which will include bird feeders and birdhouses, said Riggin. The summer care of the garden is taken care of by volunteers, she said, which are still needed "The main thing now is keeping things weeded and watered," said Riggin. "We need more hands." In the meantime, the staff and students can look forward to the next school year and the harvest- ing of pumpkins in the fall. A summer schedule is currently in effect for the Shields garden volunteers, and anyone interested in helping with its care is asked to call the school at 645-7748 for in- formation, or consult3he Cape Gazette's Community Calendar for dates and times. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 11 - July 17, 1997 - 45 Babies win Del Tech scholarships Congratulations are in order to three babies - newborns who are too young to understand all the fuss. but whose timing will make a difference in their futures. Richard Robert Rhymes, Taylor Susan McKinnon and Amber Re- nee Sanders have been awarded full-tui,tion scholarships to Delaware Technical & Communi- ty College. Each scholarship will enable the recipient to earn an associate de- gree. or to take the equivalent number of course credits tuition free. Currently, there are over 100 programs of study offered statewide by Delaware Tech; by the year 2015. there will be more exciting career opportunities to pursue Why Richard, Taylor and Am- ber? As part of Delaware Tech's cel- ebration of April as National Community College Month. a scholarship was presented to the first baby born that month in each of the state's three cOunties. Richard was born at 12:45 a.m. m the Medical Center of Delaware and is the son of Catherine and Richard Rhymes of New Castle. Taylor was born at 2:46 a.m. in Kent General Hospital and is the daughter of Jeffery and Brandy McKinnon of Dover. Amber was born at 6:52 p.rfl, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital (Seaford) and is the daughter of Donna and Eugene Sanders of Felton. B u y I Ta n & Receiye 2ndTan ....... :i!i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiii!iiiiii!i!:! .... PEi0ES"/VASSAGES ..... Biness Packages Available ][ ..... Call NowforMore Information 803A Rehoboth Ave (302) 227-6989 15th Annual FAMILY YMCA RFTAURANT & BAR SUMMER GAMES! Plan now for a day of Fun, Food & Fitness, Music and Entertainment on the Beach! Monday, July 21st ~ 9:00 a.m. Deauville Beach All area businesses are welcome to compete! IS YOUR TEAM REGISTERED? $175 at the Y by July 15th Captains meet Tuesday, July 15th Sussex Family YMCA 105 Church Street, Rehoboth Beach 227-8018