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DNS offering programs for academically talented students Spaces are available for four Delaware Nature Society summer science programs for academical- ly talented students. From June 23-27, students en- tering seventh grade may study 'Estuarine Ecology' using Lewes as a base. Activities will include researching the inter-tidal zone, beach and Delaware Bay, canoe- ing through the saltmarsh, con- ducting squid dissections, cruising the bay aboard a research vessel and swimming at the beach. The course will be taught by Amy Quillen, a Smyrna High School biology teacher and Penney Hall, a Selbyville Middle School sci- ence teacher. Students entering sixth grade can learn about 'Freshwater Aquatic Biology' from July 7-11 at Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin. Students will learn about the interrelationships of plants and animals to physical and chemical surroundings; they will learn about advanced technology in water preparation, sewage treat- ment and pollution control; they will participate in a watershed study by canoe. The course is taught by Frank Tait and Tom Guyer, science teachers at Gun- ning Bedford Middle School. From July 23-27, students en- tering eighth grade can learn about 'Careers in Science,' also based at the Ashland Nature Cen- ter. Lorraine Snead, a Howard High School of Technology envi- ronmental technology teacher and Anne Prince, a Christiana High School biology teacher, will cover career possibilities in chemistry, biology, aerospace technology, engineering, oceanography, and meteorology. Then, during the week of Aug. 4-8, students enter- ing fifth grade are invited to the Ashland Nature Center to focus on 'Native Americans.' Topics will include the interaction be- tween Native Americans and the land, wilderness survival and how these people were totally depen- dent on raw natural resources for food, clothing and shelter. The course is taught by Karen Barker, an award-winning Tatnall School science teacher and Charlotte Hol- ck, a Native American specialist. Each course will be conducted from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuition per course is $150 and housing may be arranged for participants who live more than an hour away from the location. For an enrollment appli- cation, call (302) 239-2334. 20% CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 23 - May 29, 1997 - 41 Jen Ellingsworth photo Shields computer drive committee hosts appreciation party The Richard Shields Elementary School's Parent-Teacher Technology Committee recently held Appreciation Night at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Lewes for supporters of the comput- er drive. Shown (l-r) are Shields Elementary School Assistant Principal Bayard Hendricks, Dewey Lions Club member Pete Patson, Computer Drive Coordinator Ann Rogan, Shields El- ementary School employee Wayne Sherman, principal Peg Horton, Capriotti's owner Linda Buchwald, Pete Nehrbas of Atlantic Litho, Parent-Teacher Technology Committee Treasurer Mary Buchness, Capriotti's owner George Buchwald, Dewey Lions Club member Wayne Steele, Lisa Howard of Brighton Suites, John Kleitz of Brighton Suites, Lewes-Rehoboth Beach Rotary Club Past President Hank Brittingham, Bill Cugno of Brighton Suites, Re- hoboth Beach McDonald's owner Mike Meoli and computer lab liaison John Crispin. Busi- nesses and organizations were presented with certificates of appreciation, and treated to cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and DJ music. Who goes to Delaware Tech? I did! Laurie Fitzgerald Early Childhood Education Technology "At Delaware Tech I gained hands-on experience, made good contacts in the field and was able to get the job I wanted." You've got options this summer... Two Sessions (May 27- August 1 & June 16- August 1) for your convenience Telecourses you can take at home (with Delaware Tech faculty supervision) And a wide selection of core courses to get a head start on your Fall schedule Connect with Delaware Tech. Call the canapus nearest you or use our web address at for information. Register NOW for Summer, or apply for Fall. Dover: 741-2700; Georgetown: 856-5400, Ext. 601 Stanton/Wilmington: 888-5288