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48 - CAPE GAZETI, Friday, October 2 - October 8, 1998 Kerry Kester photo Cape students earn top JROTC honors Julie Jackson and Daniel Prettyman were honored at the Cape Henlopen School District Board of Education meeting, Sept. 24, for earning Loyal Legion of Valor Bronze Crosses achievement awards for their contributions to Cape High's JROTC program. "It's an ex- tremely rare award in the JROTC program in the United States," said Col. Ron Eraie, Cape's commander, noting there is one bronze cross awarded for every 1,000 students enrolled in JROTC nationwide. "The fact that we received two is highly unusual, but it's not unusual when you see the students before you." For example, Jackson was the honor graduate and highest-ranking cadet for the graduate parade at Fort Indiantown Gap summer camp in 1998. Shown are (l-r) Erale, Superintendent Suellen Skeen, Jackson and Prettyman. Del Tech Job Fair slated Oct. 17 More than 75 local and national trucking companies have been in- vited to participate in the first CDL Driver Job FoJr, to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens cam- pus. The fair will be held in the Trades & Industry Building. "This is a great chance not only for our students, but also for any- one who already holds a commer- cial driver's license (CDL), to see what kinds of job opportunities are available both locally and na- tionally," said Chris Antonik, an instructor with the tractor-trailer driver training program at Delaware Tech. "People who might be interested in a career as a tractor-trailer driver can attend to find out more about what kind of "training we offer and where it can take them." For the trucking companies, noted Antonik, it's a great oppor- tunity to recruit new drivers who have the necessary skill to begin a trucking career. "There's a nation- al shortage of tractor-trailer dri- vers," he said. "National carriers were sending recruiters here to talk to a class of dozen students, and our graduates had jobs wait- ing for them as soon as they fin- ished their training. This year, we had so many companies asking to make recruitment presentations that we decided to hold the job fair to avoid compromising in- structional time. It will also give the students a chance to do a little comparison shopping among em- ployers." Delaware Tech's driver training program includes both classroom instruction and practical experi- ence behind the wheel of a diesel- powered tractor-trailer unit. Stu- dents receive approximately 400 miles of actual driving experience in light, medium and high-density traffic and use the college's pri- vate training "range" to practice maneuvering, parking and other skills. Class sizes are small to encour- age individual attention; the typi- cal instructor-to-student ratio is less than 5-to-1. Two eight-week courses are held each semester. To accommodate students who might already be employed but are look- ing for a new career option, the program also offers one 16-week course of weekend classes. "I think both current students and recent graduates, will benefit from attending this job fair," An- tonik said. "The participating companies will be recruiting and may conduct interviews on the spot and make conditional job of- fers. Members of the general pub- Worcester meeting for parents of kindergartners set The Worcester Country School will host a meeting for all parents of kindergarten students at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, to discuss "Reading in Kindergarten." The meeting will be held in the music room of the school's Athletic and Performing Arts Building. THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR SUPPORT: Guidance Continued from page 47 and Freshman Information Night, Oct. 21. Each information night will deal with guidance topics rel- evant to each particular grade. More information on these topics will be mailed to parents as the dates approach. The Wednesday evening guid- ance schedule is listedas follows: Oct. 28 - Barlow and Denver, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4 - Myers, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 - Griffin, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 18 - Bat'to, 4 to 7 p.m. Call 645-7898 to schedule a conference. lic are welcome to attend and find out more about the trucking indus- try and our program at Delaware Tech." Any companies, groups or indi- viduals needing more information about the job fair may contact An- tonik at 856-6983. Bolick recognized at Rehobo school open house Rehoboth Elementary School held its open house on Sept. 23, during which its 1998-99 staff was introduced and Terry Bolick was recog- nized as that school's Teacher of the Year. Erin Bartley, PTO president, invited all parents, teachers and staff to join the PTO and participate in its many activities. PTO meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in the school cafeteria. F- - - - -t " gve:L--lrone THIS AD & RECEIVE 10% OFF g The Craft for the New Millennium ..... # : If you have pictures, come in and see what the craze is all about!:'" I CallmaNow.mmForlases (30,m=2) 64,=m900!!i! J BRUCE W. CHILCOAT Account Executive, Investments Certified Financial Planner Call for "The00 Case For Equities" (302) 226-5100 (800) 258-3131 Fax (302) 226-5200 CAPE HENLOPEN HIGH SCHOOL -- $350 750 MUSIC PROGRAM'S TRIP TO ! LONDON ,00ooooo UPCOMING EVENTS Boast The Coast- Look for our booth under the Chamber of Commerce Tent - Raffle tickets on Quilt, Jewelry and Beanie Baby will be available. Restaurant Nights - 10/2/98 Capdotti's on Long Neck Roaa will donate 10% the total day's sales, 10/7/98 The Bulten/in Lewes. $30.00 per person inclusive of ltuib/, reselvatiom are rsquired and rmlsl be made by calli Barbara Vugduee at 645-645i. A poaion of Ihe proeeede will be donated. 10/14/98 Lazy Susan's will donate 10% of gross revenue 10/19/98 and October 26th Dewey Beach Club will don=e 5% of gross revenue. Yard Work. Students needed for yard work projects, contact Mrs. Clark at 945-1555. Ramember, money that is generated gues directly o stude account Anyone in the comrmmity who has yard work to be completed should also contact Mrs. Clark. Autumn Craft Fair - October 24th at the Cape Herdopen High School Cafeteria. Vendors please call Marge Gordon at 947-1789 to resorve your spot. Funzter's Dance- Saturday 10/31/98 at the Bay Center - $10.00 per person Angel Quilt Raffle - Handmade! Sponsored by "Mare's Bears Quilt Shop." For tickets contact any band or chorus member or Unda Beebe at 645-5260. Beginger'a Jewelers "CaPe I.kmiopen Lighthouso Collection" Raffle - Charms will be raffled individually, for tickets see any music student. ATrlEN'I1ON STUDENTS - All tickets and money must be turned in to Mr. Eli by Monday 10/5. Drawing will be held at Bellinger's on Fdday 10/9. Winners will be announced at the CHHS Homecomin 9 Dance. We are still collecting Aluminum Cans which can be deposited in the trailer in the parking lot of the Cape Henlopen High School. $200,1 SZ00,000 Creative Impressions Mr. & Mrs. Ronald E. Lankford All Saints Thrift Shop Mr. & Mrs. Harold Hall The Spence Family Ocean Bay Mart Amoco The Whitson Food Lion Parsell Funeral Homes TheCape Gazette ffyou would like to make a contribution or if you need any additional information on any of the events, please call Lynn Misener at 644-2772. "lis advmlidng ac8 is xsorKI by Pamel Funeral Hons mtd "le Ca0e Gazette. Please visit our Web Slte:/hmw.geocilies.crlland/Prairie/8792/Mde=.hlml