Cape Gazette

Education Briefs

Mar 24, 2015

Poultry industry scholarship applications due April 1

Applications for the 2015 Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. College Scholarship Program must be received at the DPI office by April 1. Undergraduate applicants must be students in good standing at any accredited, degree-granting institution in the United States. The program is also open to high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited, degree-granting institution. Individuals must have an academic major in a subject area relevant to any segment of Delmarva’s poultry industry and be planning a career in this industry. An official transcript must accompany each application. Graduate student applicants must meet the above criteria, and individuals must be engaged in research that directly benefits Delmarva’s poultry industry. Application forms and additional scholarship information are available on the DPI website at under DPI College Scholarship Program or by contacting the DPI office at 800-878-2449 or

Rianna White of Lewes makes RIT dean's list

Rianna White of Lewes made the dean's list for the fall 2014-15 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology. White is a third-year student in the business technology program in RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Local students make Salisbury University dean's list

Salisbury University announced its dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. Georgetown-area residents include Katelyn Barcus, Karen Walls and Bridget Wilgus. Lewes-area residents include Jacob Latta-Morissette, Nicholas Marsh, John Merz and Rachel Smith. Millsboro-area residents include Emily Hall, Taylor Rogers and Lukas Saylor. Milton-area residents include Dustin Gooch, Rhett Malone and Kimberly Soboczenski, and Lincoln resident Shannon Hollingsworth also made the list.

Lewes man awarded Boston University doctor of musical arts degree

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,664 students in January 2015. Among the graduates was Lewes man Marcelle S. Schiff, who received a doctor of musical arts in music education.

DAPI's awards brunch and fashion show set for April 26

Delaware Adolescent Program Inc. will be holding its annual spring premiere event from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 26, at the Sheraton Wilmington South. This year’s event is an awards brunch and fashion show featuring recognition of community partners and students, fashions featuring local celebrities, vendors, giveaways, auctions, raffles and a Disney vacation trip drawing. Tickets are $10. For information or to purchase tickets, email

Deadline to apply for Milton Garden Club scholarships is April 30

The Milford Garden Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in Kent or Sussex counties. The scholarships will be awarded to students planning on entering the field of horticulture, landscape design, forestry, environmental studies or a related field. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 30. For more information about applications, contact Leona Langone, 302-422-8070 or email

Mallorie Parsons named to Radford University dean's list

Mallorie L. Parsons of Millsboro has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Radford University, Radford, Va. Parsons is a senior recreation, parks and tourism major. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C.









Comments (1)
Posted by: Dave Frederick | Jan 02, 2012 11:59

A great choice for a major way to go Amber Jo!

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