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Nov 11, 2015

Delmarva Christian High School sets 'Scrooge and Marley' Nov. 13

Delmarva Christian High School invites the public to attend its fall production, “Scrooge and Marley” to be held at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14 at the school’s Art and Athletic Center in Georgetown. Presented by DCHS performing arts students, the cautionary tale of “Scrooge and Marley” focuses on the redemption of the living Scrooge in light of the regret of his deceased friend Marley. Due to the nature of the subject matter, the play is recommended for audiences 6 years of age and older. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 for students from any school, $7 for adults and $20 for a family of four or more. Delmarva Christian High School is at 21777 Sussex Pines Road in Georgetown. For more information, call 302-856-4040 or go to

Buy tickets by Nov. 19 for Cape Class of 1995 reunion set Nov. 28

The Cape Henlopen High School Class of 1995 cordially invites all classmates to attend the 20-year reunion celebration set for 7 to 11 p.m., Saturday Nov. 28 at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth. Tickets are $35 and include dinner. All ticket sales are electronic. There will be no sales the day of the event. The last day to purchase tickets is Friday, Nov. 19.  To request a link to purchase tickets securely, contact Chris at 302-841-0847 or

Meates earns master's degree magna cum laude

Katharine "Katie" L. Meates received her MA, magna cum laude in Counseling Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C., Oct. 9. She received her BA, cum laude from Washington College in Chestertown, Md., in 2013. Katie hopes to use her degree to work with children on the autism spectrum, and with adolescent and adult general anxiety disorders. Katie is the daughter of Henry Jr. and Tanyua Wilkens of Milton.

Rehoboth man joins Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets’ largest class since 1969

Zachary Harris of Rehoboth Beach, a physics major at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., completed New Cadet Week to join the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets’ largest class since 1969. Harris is one of 348 new cadets in the 1,090-strong Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, one of the nation’s six senior military colleges. The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets has produced military, public and corporate leaders since the university was founded in 1872. It is one of just two military corps within a large public university. The corps holds its members to the highest standards of loyalty, honor, integrity and self-discipline. In return, cadets achieve high academic success and a long-lasting camaraderie with fellow members.

Lewes woman receives P.E.O. grant toward master of science degree

Kimberly Wade of Lewes recently received a grant from the Philanthropic Educational Organization International Program for Continuing Education. Wade will use the grant to help fund a master of science degree in anthrozoology from Canusius College in Buffalo, N.Y. Anthrozoology is a growing field that explores the intricacies of the human-animal bond. Wade was the manager of Neverland Kennel and Cattery Inc. in Lewes. Sue Proska is the P.C.E. Committee chair of P.E.O. local chapter L which sponsored Wade. The P.E.O Sisterhood, founded Jan. 21, 1869, at Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, is a philanthropic and educational organization interested in bringing women increased opportunities for higher education. There are approximately 6,000 local chapters in the United States and Canada with nearly 240,000 active members. Chapter L of Lewes was organized in May 1999.

Salisbury University offers $5,000 Delmarva Partnership Scholarship

Salisbury University is offering a $5,000 annual scholarship for residents of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Virginia to pursue their first bachelor’s degree at the campus. “We are committed to providing access to an exceptional and affordable college education to students from neighboring states in the Delmarva region,” said Aaron Basko, assistant vice president for enrollment management. Recipients of the Delmarva Partnership Scholarship must have a home address in Delaware or in Accomack or Northampton counties in Virginia; maintain full-time enrollment at SU by completing 24 credits per academic year and having satisfactory academic progress; and meet admissions criteria.

The new award is available to freshmen and transfer students who will be enrolling as undergraduates at SU for the first time in spring 2016 or later. It is renewable for eight semesters. Valued at $2,500 per semester, it currently covers approximately 60 percent of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. For more information, call 410-543-6161 or go to

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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