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Cape00ad is youngeststate delegate to Democratic National Convention By Jen Ellingsworth While a student at Cape Hen- lopen High School, Cecily Cutbill was vice president of her senior class, a member of the Vikings' varsity field hockey team, a peer counselor, and vice president of the Thespians club. She was vot- ed Miss Spirit at homecoming, and Class Clown. Now, at age 22, the momentum of her high school years has spilled over into her collegiate life. A senior at the University of Delaware, Cutbill was recently elected to the Democratic Nation- al Convention, making her the youngest state delegate. Cutbill said attending the Chicago convention is a dream come true. "It was like going to Disney World when I was eight," she said. "It's beyond words to try to explain it. Just seeing it on TV is so different. Actually being there gives you a picture of what it's like to be an American." The state of Delaware is allotted 21 spots for delegates. Since most of those spots are occupied by po- litical heavyweights, Cutbill said she feels for- tunate to have received the honor. Although she is unsure what her fu- ture career will entail, she said poli- tics will play CUTBILL a strong role. "I've been very, very active in politics," said Cutbill. "I'm not really sure when it started. My family is very political, and that probably got me interested." She has already been active in several political arenas, including the 1992 Clinton/Gore campaign, and campaigns for Guy. Tom Carper and Attorney General Charlie Butler. She has also been involved in a number of smaller campaigns for local candidates in New Castle County. She has once again teamed up with the Carper campaign trail, and has stayed ac- tive with the Clinton/Gore bid for re-election. "What you'll find about work- ing on campaigns, especially smaller ones, is that everybody works as a team," she said. Working closely with politi- cians has given her a chance to de- velop views about the issues and the people who shape politics. Specifically citing Governor Carper, Cutbill said she enjoys working for candidates with ideals she upholds. "I work for people I really be- lieve in," she said. "Tom Carper is close to a saint as far as his ethics. I really respect him a lot. You al- so get a closer picture about what the others in politics are like, too. You have to balance it. Some- times you get disappointed." Cutbill is a senior at the Univer- sity of Delaware, pursuing a de- gree in history. U of D sets bus trips from Three bus trips are being planned this fall for southern Delaware by the University of Delaware's Office of Alumni and University Relations. The f'wst, set for Saturday, Sept. 14, is to the Bob Carpenter Center on the Newark campus for the World Team tennis Delaware Smash with Martina Navratilova and the Jensen Brothers. The event will include sensa- tional all-pro showdowns. Cost of Briefl,e Cape High Class of '71 planning 25th reunion The Cape Henlopen High School Class of 1971's 25th class reunion is approaching fast. Those who have not responded to the invitation should do so now and those who have not received an invitation but are members of the Class of 1971 should contact Louise (Cox) Rathfon, 337-7668, or Connie (Reed) Edward, 945- 0609. The reunion will be held the weekend of Oct. 11. )wer Delaware for events Computer ethics among topics at Wesley College Susan J. Foster, vice president for Information Technologies, University of Delaware, will lec- ture on "Computer Ethics" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the H.B. duPont College Center, Room 206, Wesley College. Foster has served in profession- al and executive positions in in- formation technology applica- tions, management, planning and education since 1962. She served as Director of the Office of Corn- the trip is $25. Buses leave Lewes at 4:30 p.m., Milford at 5 p.m. and Dover at 5:30 p.m. A second trip is planned for Fri- day, Oct. 18, to see the concert at the Carpenter Center with Bobby Rydell and the Supremes starring Mary Wilson. The trip includes a pre-concert buffet at the Universi- ty's Blue & Gold Club. Cost is $32.50 and includes transporta- tion, dinner, gratuity and concert ticket. Buses leave Lewes at 4 puting and Information Services and Temple University from 1983-89 and she joined the Uni- versity of Delaware as Associate Vice President for Computing and Network Services in 1989, where she was promoted to Vice Presi- dent for Information Technologies in 1994. She teaches a course in Computer, Ethics and Society at p.m., Milford at 4:30 p.m. and Dover at 5 p.m. A third trip is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 10, to view the hol- iday display at Longwood Gar- dens. Cost is $35 and includes bus, entrance ticket and Yuletide buffet. Departure times will be announced. For reservations or more infor- mation on any of the trips, call 855-1620 in Georgetown or 735- 8200 in Dover. LID. Foster has served as an expert witness and as organizational de- sign, development and diagnosis consultant to higher education and industry in the U.S. and China. She has also served on academic and administrative search com- mittees, as well as policy and ad- visory boards. The lecture is free. SIGNS & COPIES Rt 1, Food Lion Plaza 15 The Marketplace Hours: 9 to 5 Monday thru Friday Saturday - AM only (302) 227-3557 * (302) 227-2199 FAX We're Your Garden Headquarters! Visit our garden center for a bountiful assortment of MUftIS, ORNAMENTAL CABBAGE & KALE here just in time for autumn planting? While you're here, remember to flet Fertilizer, Mulch, & Grass Seed for fall yard maintenance. And don't forget to decorate your home with one of our many Decorator Flags, Windsocks, and Autumn Bows! Holland Bulbs are here for a splash of spring color. Hurry... 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