Apply by March 14 for SCFCU Foundation scholarship
Sussex County Federal Credit Union Foundation will be awarding five $1,000 college scholarships. The scholarship program is a reflection of the foundation’s commitment to provide opportunities for Sussex County and City of Milford students to excel. Funding was made available by a generous donation from Charles Gleason, vice chairman of the Sussex County Board of Directors. Gleason has served as a volunteer at the credit union since1998 and exemplifies the credit union philosophy of People Helping People.
This scholarship is available to high school seniors or college students currently enrolled in a two- or four- year accredited college, who excel in school as well as extracurricular activities and are active members of Sussex County Federal Credit Union. For an application, go to www.sussexcfcu.com or stop by a local branch. All applications must be received by Friday, March 14.
Milford Garden Club opens scholarship applications for Kent and Sussex students
The Milford Garden Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in Kent or Sussex county. 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 Wednesday, April 30. For more information about applications, contact Leona Langone at 302- 422-8070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delmarva Power awards grants to area schools
Delmarva Power has awarded $10,000 to teachers from 19 schools in Maryland and Delaware to spend on energy- and environmental-related lessons.
Grants of up to $500 were given to support projects that enhance students’ education about such topics as energy conservation, renewable energy and environmental awareness. The money will be used to buy materials, conduct special lessons and implement projects that usually are not supported by school funding.
Cape Region recipients by school, town, and project name include the following: Delmarva Christian High School, Georgetown, Renewable Energy; Lighthouse Christian School, Dagsboro, Science and Updating Science Module; Sussex Academy, Georgetown, Gone With the Wind: Is It Really Free?
Find more information and updates by visiting www.delmarva.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/delmarvapower and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/delmarvaconnect. A mobile app is available at www.delmarva.com/mobileapp.
Megan Barrow named to deans' list
Megan Barrow of Harbeson has been named to the fall 2013 deans' list at Loyola University Maryland. A member of the class of 2014, Barrow has earned deans' list honors at Loyola University six times. She is currently vice president of the Information Systems student organization and is very active with the Relay for Life at Loyola. Following graduation in May, Barrow has accepted a position with Grant Thornton in Alexandria, Va.
Arianna P. Mojdehbakhsh of Lewes named to deans' list
Arianna P. Mojdehbakhsh of Lewes was recently named to the deans' list at Boston University for the fall 2013 semester. Each school and college at Boston University has its own criteria for the deans' list, but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale or be in the top 30 percent of their class and carry a full course load as full-time students.
Cape class of 1984 to hold reunion Nov. 8
The Cape Henlopen High School class of 1984 plans to hold its 30-year class reunion from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at Irish Eyes in Lewes. Alumni are asked to spread the word and have classmates send their contact information (including maiden name and address) to email@example.com and follow on Facebook at 30 Year Cape Henlopen Class of 1984 Reunion.
Christopher Wolfe named to dean’s list at Dickinson College
Christopher Aaron Wolfe, a senior archaeology major at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. A graduate of Milford Senior High School, he is the son of Gary and Jackie Wolfe of Greenwood.
All students earning a position on the deans' list, a recognition of academic excellence, must have a grade point average of 3.7 or above on a 4.0 GPA scale for the semester. Dickinson College, located in historic Carlisle, Pa., was chartered in 1783. The private, national liberal-arts college is home to approximately 2,400 students from across the country and around the world. Visit www.dickinson.edu.
Hannah Pepper names to UD deans' list
Hannah Pepper, daughter of George and Kathryn Pepper of Lewes, has been named to the University of Delaware's deans' list for the fall 2013 semester. Hannah is an elementary education major with an emphasis in special education and a disabilities minor. She is also a member of the UD track team.
To meet eligibility requirements for the deans' list, a student must be enrolled full time and earn a GPA of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.