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48 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 29 - September 4, 1997 Kerry Kester photo Cape District welcomes new teachers Cape Henlopen School District new teachers met with dis- trier officials and school board members for a luncheon held at Cape Henlopen High School on Tuesday, Aug. 26. New staff members shown from top to bottom, left row, are Dave Peters, H.O. Brittingham, music; Tom Capozzoli, Cape Henlopen High School, intensive learning center;, Edith Kanter, Sussex Elementary Consortium, speech and language pathologist; Beth Harron, Lewes Middle School, fourth and fifth grade special education; Dawn Quigley, Rehoboth Elementary School, sixth grade; Kellie Heuring, speech and language pathologist, H. O. Brittingham and Rehoboth Elementary School; Laura Brown, Cape Henlopen High School, art; and Michael Walls, Cape Henlopen High School, hall monitor. Middle row top to bottom are John Dean, Cape Henlopen High School, technical education; Lisa Morris, Lewes Middle School, fifth grade; Wendy Coverdale, Sussex Elementary Consortium; Charlene Morrow, Cape Henlopen High School, English; Marie Baroody, Shields Elementary School, inten- sive learning center; Sue Murphy, Cape Henlopen High School and Sussex Elementary Consortium, job coach; and Cathy Ward, Rehoboth Elementary School, third grade. Right row top to bottom are Brian Smith, Milton Middle School, music; Melissa Mulveny, Milton Middle School, eighth grade special education; Robin Savage, H.O' Brittingham, third grade; Susan Burgess, H. O. Brittingham and Milton Middle School, social worker; Michele Bartley, Cape Hen- lopen High School, hall monitor; Stacey Sallyards, Sussex El- ementary Consortium, autistic program. Briefly Visiting Scholars catalog announced The Delaware Humanities Fo- rum has published the 1997-99 Visiting Scholars program catalog which will be available in Sep- tember. The program provides class- room presentations in the humani- ties for Delaware teachers at no cost to theirschool. With the addition of 11 new scholars, the catalog lists over 250 presentations by 50 area scholars. Presentations include ABC's of Black History, Mad Scientists in Literature, Teen Ethics, Delaware History, Meet a Revolutionary Soldier, An Introduction to Phi- losophy, and Children Around the World. Teachers may call the Humani- ties Forum at 302-633-2400 or 800-752-2060 to request the free catalog. Area resident earns academic award Whitney Rebecca Millman of Lincoln, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Millman, was one of 156 incoming freshman to earn Presi- dential Scholarship Awards at High Point University. The award is renewable each year if a 3.0 grade point average is maintained. Millman is a graduate of Cape Henlopen High School, and will study business administration at High Point. SDALL offers catalogue for fall courses A peek inside the Academy of Lifelong Learning's fall catalog reveals a line-up of classes with a broad range of appeal to many who are over 50. A brand new course on photog- raphy will be taught by Alfred Dannegger, who is retired from more than 40 years of teaching photography-related classes at the University of Maryland. Danneg- Mentor Continued from page 45 shaded lodge at Camp Arrowhead, the young mentors agreed that they feel that they are learning as much as they are helping. They compared experiences gained in their different schools and shared ideas for working with children from all manner of backgrounds. Carper's experiences paralleled those of the students, and he echoed the words of most mentors when he said, "I know I'm help- ing, but I get a lot more out of it than I put in. "Everyone I talk to says the same. As long as I've been alive, I've been mentored by someone, and it's a pleasure to try to return the gift." The governor pointed out the ger is a past president of the Uni- versity Photographers of America, and of the Maryland Industrial Photographer's Association, and is the recipient of many photo- graphic awards. Two classes in stenciling, a popular addition to the curriculum last year, will again be taught by Theresa Branson, who has been teaching stenciling and related importance of the FSMC mem- bers going into the communities to share their goals and experi- ences. He said that their initiative will help Delaware reach the goal of 10,000 mentors by 1998. In 1996, more than 5,000 were al- ready mentoring in schools, and Carper said that he is confident that the numbers will reach the goal in the next three years. He said that his travels through- out the state have taught him that mentors come from all walks of life, and they are all ages. "Corporations, synagogues, or- ganizations, senior centers are get- ting groups of mentors together. Grandparents, CEOs, scouts, all manner of people can be men- tors," he said. 'Tve talked with el- derly people who mentor, and they say that working with the young people keeps them alive." arts for several years. Branson is a member of the Stencil Artisans League, Inc. One of the classes is for beginners, with a follow-up class for more experienced stu- dents. Six classes on various history topics, an area of intense interest to Academy members, are includ- ed in the schedule. And three ses- Continued on page 49 Some of the FSMC members plan tO pursue a career in social service work, and they are finding their experiences prepare them for working with those of a different background than their own. All said that the growth they have seen in the young students that they mentor is incentive to contin- ue and to encourage others to be- come involved. Lisa Diller, state director of the FSMC program said the program is a win-win situation for every- one who participates. "Kids get help from trained tu- tors and mentors; college students contribute to schools and the com- munity in a meaningful way; teachers get an assist in the class- room," she said, "it's a positive program in all direciions." For information on FSMC, call Mumford, 855-1681. South Moon Under RLI00TY New Fall Arriving Daily 00duund Huge Summer Sale Up to 50% Off 120 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-227-3806 Ocean City Rehoboth Towson Bethesda Annapolis