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Cape Gazette SCHOOL &amp; EDUCATION TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008 21 SUBMITTED PHOTO VETERANS VISIT THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXIL- IARY UNIT 28 along with representa- tives from the Legion's Color Guard and the Auxiliary Colorettes recently visited the East Millsboro fifth grade as part of the "Veterans in the Classroom" pro- gram. The students were given a pres- entation on the proper way to fly the flag, how to appropriately honor the flag and the folding of the flag and its meaning used in military funerals and other military traditions and protocol. Legion members at the presentation in- clude (at left, I-r) Color Guard members Joe Ironside and Lou Lichtenberger, Colorette Laura Worrell, Education Chairwoman Floss Brady and Auxiliary Secretary Cindy Phillips. Not pictured is Beth McGinn, Department of Delaware historian. At right students are given a demonstration on flag folding by (I-r) Joe Ironside, Lou Lichtenberger and Laura Worrell. Delaware Tech presents 2010 budget request Delaware Technical & Com- munity College presented its Fis- cal Year 2010 budget request to state budget officials Nov. 13, at the Tatnall Building in Dover. President Orlando 1. George Jr. updated officials on the college's capacity challenge and how lim- ited space is undermining the college's mission to serve Delawareans and meet the needs of Delaware businesses. This up- date represents a continuation of the discussions related to the es- tablishment of a Community College Infrastructure Fund to support the growing capital needs of the college throughout the state. "We have not opened a new classroom facility since 1999. Yet since then, our enroll- ment has gone up 30 percent and our allied health and nursing en- rollment has gone up 160 per- cent," George told officials. "Without the ability to expand, students are being denied access, and Delaware businesses won't have access to the highly quali- fied graduates they need." George acknowledged a diffi- cult economy but emphasized that investment in Delaware Tech yields a high retu_na for the state. 'According to the Depart- ment of Labor, graduates with as- sociate degrees are averaging $52,000, which is more than twice as much as someone with a little bit of on-the-job training. When you consider that 95 per- cent of our graduates are Delawareans who will earn high- er salaries and increase the tax base, the state also benefits." In the presentation, George emphasized the college's short- age of science labs needed to ed- ucate nursing and allied health students in order to support the dramatic growth of the state's healthcare industry. Thus, the college's capital budget included a request for partial funding for a health sciences building at each campus. EXPAND/0000.OF'T'O<NoS,, ,o.oo it The best in .wSi00l 00ion at Ddaware's ody bos00d-ba00 mrCq Beabe School of Nursing is the only hospital-based nursing school in Delaware-which means our nursing students have access to the most comprehensive, up-to-date clinical- based education setting possible. This optimal hands-on clinical experience also means students are better prepared for national licensure exams (NCLEX) and the rewarding career of ursing. The  is ysl At Beebe School of Nursing you can choose from a two-year daytime program or a three-year evening/weekend program. Students can even apply for a Beebe Medical Center scholarship. Be 00elmred for f00we. Find out about what it takes to become a "Beebe Nurse" and why the Beebe School of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). With more than 85 years of nursing education excellence, Beebe Schopl of Nursing is the right choice to expand ,/our options in life. For more krmation roll Beebe School of Nursing at 302-645-3251 or visit us at www.LbesdJooldawsi.org. i #viJ! nter School of Nur$tng Lewes, Delaware www.beebeschoolofnursing.org