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36 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 1 - August 7, 1997 Upward Bound students tour college Cape Henlopen High School students Brian Misener and Lawrence Schultz were among 30 area students in" the Upward Bound Math and Science Program at Delaware Tech who were re- cently given a tour of Wilmington College and the New Castle County Airport. The students' tour of the campus included lunch and a discussion about careers in aviation as well as Wilmington College's Aviation Degree pro- grams. After lunch, the students were given tours of a Delaware Air National Guard C-130 air- plane, the Wilmington Air Traffic Control Tower, the DuPont Flight Department aircraft and mainte- nance units and the Flight Safety International simulators. There are 50 participants from ninth and tenth grades in Sussex County. In addition to field trips such as this one, the students are given in- struction in such topics as math, science, foreign language, compo- sition and literature. SusseTech Adult Division graduates nurse's aide class The Sussex Tech Adult Division nurse's aide class graduated 15 students on May 1. These students completed 83 hours of classroom and clinical instruction. Their clinical instruction was conducted on Saturdays with Beebe Medical Center and Lewes Convalescent Center. Several students have become employed since enrolling in the class. If you would like to be- come a certified nurse's aide, call 856-9035 for information about the next class. The graduates are, first row, (l-r): Gloria Smiley, Laurel; Kathryn Bonsall, Millsboro; Valerie Buckley, Seaford; Cora Bush, Lewes; Tasia Cephas, Seaford (student speaker); Kelly Church, Seaford. Second row: Jose Morales, Selbyville, Trisha Vasquez, Greenwood; Cheryl Tilton, Milton (student speaker); Heather Rogers, Laurel; Eunia Destine, Hurlock, Md. Third row: Eileen Hardy, instructor;, Theresa Ransom, Bridgeville; Dawn Scott, Dagsboro; Jim Donahue,, Georgetown; Marcie Oddo, instructor. Not pictured is Julie Willey. Scholars Continued from page 35 topic," she said. "They were usu- ally interesting, but they often ended up talking about their own experiences, and the discussion went off in all directions." Sharing and exchange As thought provoking as the world theme discussions were, both Myers and Pepper found the exchange with other teenagers, mostly on their day-to-day lives, as memorable as anything. A young man from Somalia made an impression on Myers when he told of his personal experiences with terrorists and even the behavior of U.S. soldiers in his home town. He had a perspective on gun con- trol and violence that Myers had never experienced. Often, the students exchanged humorous traits of their home- towns, and they compared tradi- tions and habits. Pepper said that everyone was surprised to hear of the Piping Out Ceremony staged in Rehoboth Beach when the lo- cals bid fond farewell to the tourists. For most, scrapple was an unknown commodity. "There were so many people there, you ended up not spending too much time with just a few of scholar athlete games, artists were given the task of creating a cola lage and their own personal flag. The Cape student said that each had to incorporate symbols that were representative of the artist and of the games. Once finished, the art work went into a perma- nent collection that remains in Rhode Island at the site of the games. Pepper did manage to make color copies of her work so she would have something to look back on. She said that she picked up ideas and techniques from talk- ing with and watching other young artists work. The art students all visited the Rhode Island School of Design, ands the school made quite an im- pression on Pepper. "It is awesome. I want to go there so bad," she said. All who attend the games are eligible to enter a competition in an effort to win scholarship money for schools in Rhode Island. Pepper is waiting for the information, and may give the competition a shot. Lasting memories Both Cape students will consid- er returning to the games as vol- unteer counselors. Myers is sure that he will apply; Pepper said it will depend on where she is at the time. In addition to speakers, discus- "When we first got there, and started singing at our choir ses- sion, chills went from my toes up my spine. As the week went on, I found myself learning stuff I nev- er thought I would know...meeting kids, feeling what other kids feel. "They started something there that is really great." J ** NOTICE ** to the parents of Worcester Country School Students Transportation on a new, yellow school bus with a professional driver is now available to serve WCS students in the Rehoboth/Lewes area. Very reasonable rates. For more information, please send your name, address and telephone number to: YELLOW BUS P.O. Box I000 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 * Space is Limited The Sussex County YMCA00 th Annual Miler Rehoboth Beach, DE Register at the Y ($10) or at the race ($12) 7:00 a.rn. registration them," Pepper said. "You would see someone for 30 minutes, and talk and talk and be friends and know that you had so much in common but then, you might not see them again." In the International Choir, My- ers and approximately 120 other students worked on such music as a medley from "Les Miserables." In addition to performing at the closing ceremonies, the choir trav- eled to Bel Court Castle in New- port where they had a recording session. Art student Pepper usually paints and draws, however, at the sion sessions and time spent in their field, those attending the games were exposed to lots of en- tertainment and activities just for fun. There were several concerts, including the opening concert pro- vided by the Beach Boys. There were dances, sports, the popular "underground care" and always, visiting and sharing. "It was such a great experi- ence," Pepper said. "Meeting dif- ferent people, and the idea that you can go up and talk to them and have something in common." "It's not like there is one thing that Can sum it up," Myers said. 8:00 a.m. race start at Deauville Beach (just north of the boardwalk) TAC certified course Non-competitive Walk (1 mile) offered also! Sussex amily YMCA 105 Church Street, Rehoboth Beach 227-8018