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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 14 - August 20, 1998 - 61 Submitted photos Sussex Tech Adult Division honors apprentices during graduation ceremony The Sussex Tech Adult Division and the Delaware Depart- ment of Labor honored several adult students who completed four years of on-the-job training and classroom instruction in their chosen trade. The newly certified journeypersons, above, left, are in back (l-r) Rep. John Shroeder;, Paul Ryan, Seaford; Shawn Wingate, Seaford; Jim Williams, Seaford; Har- vey Atkins, Millsboro; and John Elliott, Georgetown. In the third row are Christopher Harris, Millsboro; Denny Harrold, Bridgeville; Mark West, Frankford; Rodney Butterworth, Millsboro; and Alphonso Blackwell Jr., Bridgeville. In the second row are Keith Dorey, Millsbore; Patrick Grimes, Bish- opville; Herold Lamontagne, Laurel; Pascal Flores III, Salis- bury; and Mike Benefield, Department of Labor. In the front row are Branson Dixon, Salisbury; Jimmy Hill, Salisbury; Kevin Casey, Seaford; and Jeffrey Evans, Millsboro. Above right, Perdue Farms of Georgetown received the Em- ployer Service Award for its support of the apprenticeship program. Shown are (l-r) Wayne Meluney, director of Sussex Tech Adult Division; Dave Hodgson, maintenance manager;, Chip Wilson, human resources manager of Perdue Farms; and Eric Barkley, year-one apprentice in Industrial Maintenance Mechanics. Sussex native receives UD ]00i>:cellence in Teaching award Four members of the faculty of the University of Delaware were honored with Excellence in Teaching awards at the close of the spring semester. The four Newark residents are Dewey M. Caron, professor of en- tomology and applied ecology; Ivo Dominguez, associate profes- sor of foreign languages and liter- atures; Bethany Hall-Long, assis- tant professor of nursing; and Ajay K. Prasad, associate professor of mechanical engineering. Each of these faculty members received a $2,500 award to em- phasize the importance of excel- lence in teaching at the university. The excellence in teaching re- cipients are selected on the basis of student evaluations and nomi- nations. Bethany Hall-Long is a first- generation college graduate from Sussex County. As a girl, she was inspired by her parents and grand- mothers to pursue higher educa- tion. . "Although my family was not formally educated, they had high expectations and offered encour- agement to go to college. Neither of my grandmothers had graduat- ed from high school, but they al- ways lectured me on the impor- tance of a woman being educat- ed," said Hall-Long. "Like many professors, I have had great mentors and teachers, but one nurse educator and mentor stands out in my mind as being the central influence in my decision to teach vs. becoming a nurse admin- istrator or continuing to work in health policy. This person is Catherine Malloy, a professor at George Mason University. She taught me first at the Medical Uni- versity of South Carolina, and en- couraged me to pursue doctoral Subscribe to the Gape Gazette Call 645-7700 studies at a very young age for a nurse. She always fostered my in- tellectual ability and remains an enthusiastic supporter. When I was 25, she hired me as a lecturer in nursing and forever changed the course of my career." Hall-Long says humor and flex- ibility are the two essential ingre- dients for successful teaching and recalls an incident where both came into play "Once when I was being taped and broadcast live for a televised class, three of my students, who were off-camera, decided to jump up and do the macarena! Talk about having to he flexible!" Hall-Long is also proud of a tra- dition, at the end of her communi- ty health nursing rotations - three days of what Hall-Long calls "teacher pride and high." "This is the moment when you see that the students have not only integrated complex knowledge and made a significant impact on the health of a population, but are truly in awe of their personal learning experience and celebrate this with their peers and precep- tors as well." A graduate of Indian River High School, Hall-Long is the daughter of David and Carolyn Hall, 'the spouse of Dana Long and the mother of Brock Long. She received her bachelor's in nursing from Thomas Jefferson University, her master's in nurs- ing from the Medical University of South Carolina and her doctor- ate in 1993 from George Mason University. West's Produce Route 16 1/4 Mile East of Route 1 Minutes rom Lewes G" Rehoboth Open 9 to 6 684-3o85 Dcli DELl SANDWICHES SALADS , STEAKS Italian Specialty Foods Fresh Rolls " DELI LUNCH SPECIALS AVAILABLE MON. - SAT. 3" 227-SUBS (7827) Rt. 1 Lighthouse Plaza (next to Kmart) Call between 8-10:30 a.m. for Office Lunchtime Delivery to Lewes/P, ehobolh Areas. Or visit our Peddlers Village Location on Rt. 24 945-8300 Call between 8-10:30 a.m. for Office Lunchtime Delivery to Longneck/Millsboro/Georgetown Areas DMS raises funds Delaware Music School raised $2,200 with a raffle held at the close of its annual Performathon, at the Milford Hospital Fair. Todd Wise of Greenwood won a Castilla acoustic guitar donated by B&B Music of Camden; the Orr family of Millsboro won a Yama- ha keyboard donated by Milford Music Center; and a print, "Old Dover Days," by artist Carolyn Anderson and donated by the Raubacher Gallery in Dover, was claimed by Gwynne Hoffecker of Wyoming. Kindermusik students sold about 60 percent of all raffle tickets. The music school has also been busy with its renovation of new multipurpose studios in the Bea- con Motel on Savannah Road, Lewes, which is used for early childhood programs and private lessons. Helping to fix up the studio are Donoway Furniture Inc. of Ocean City, Md., and Zacharias Con- struction of Lewes. For more information, call the DMS at 422-2043. f- N Pick-Your-Own-Fruit TONS OF GIANT THORNLESS *pick 6 quarts or more* $1.501Qt (reg. 81.85 or $1.66 with St. Disc.) *** COMING SOON *** TANGY RED RASPBERRIES ** Ready Picked Fruit Available ** RYAN'S Berry Farm & Orchard Open 7 a.m. 7 Days a Week In b v 7p.m.. Pick 'til 8 p.m. LEWES/REHOBOTH: At RT. 1, take Rt: 24/30 thru Millsboro. Cross RT. 113 and Go STRAIGHT on Rt. 30 for 6 miles. Take L onto Rt. 26. Go 1 mile to right on Blueberry Lane. Right 1 mile to farm. BETHANY: Rt. 26 W to Clarksville. At stoplight & St. George's Church, go straight to Frankford. R onto Main St. Take 4th L onto Daisey Street. Cross RT. 113 to Blueberry Lane. Go 5 miles to farm. MILLBORO: West on Rt. 24/30, 6 miles. Left onto Rt. 26. Go 1 mile & right onto Blueberry Lane. Go 1 mile to the farm. PLEASE call for picking conditions or to place ORDERS. FIELD PHONE: 238-7776 %,. Frankford, DE .j