Cape Gazette

Education Briefs

May 24, 2016

Lewes students named to dean's list at Northeastern University

Northeastern University announced that Lewes residents Caroline Judge, a a business administration major, and Macklin Hogan, a journalism major, were recently named to the dean's list for the spring semester. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean.

In addition to achieving distinction through the dean's list, Hogan is a member of the University Honors Program, which offers high-caliber students the chance to further hone their studies and interests, live in special interest on-campus housing and participate in one or two honors courses each term. Invitation into the honors program is highly competitive, and students must maintain a high GPA and strong commitment to campus leadership to remain a part.

Milton man named to Bridgewater College dean's list

The dean’s list for the spring semester at Bridgewater College has been announced by Dr. Carol A. Scheppard, vice president and dean for academic affairs. Blake Mann of Milton, a sophomore majoring in health and exercise science, earned all As for a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the 15-week semester and was named to the Bridgewater College dean's list.

Lewes woman to receive Delaware Law School award May 21

The 42nd graduating class of Widener University Delaware Law School will receive diplomas in a ceremony on the Wilmington lawn Saturday, May 21. President Dr. Julie E. Wollman is giving the President’s Award to Johanna Peuscher-Funk of Lewes. The honor is given to a student entering the last year of law school who has demonstrated scholastic achievement and possesses high potential for meaningful contribution to the law school, the community and the profession. The entire event will be broadcast to the public live online. The 234 graduates will hear remarks from Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn. For more information, go to

Sussex County residents named to Shepherd University dean's list

Shepherd University announced that Julia Hawkins of Georgetown and Catherine E. Mintonfor of Laurel were two of 860 students named to the dean's list at Shepherd University for the spring semester. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must maintain a 3.4 grade point average for the semester and carry at least 15 hours of course work or be in a professional teaching block. Located in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, Shepherd University is a public liberal arts university.

Lewes student graduates from University of Tampa

Kristin Zulaica of Lewes graduated from The University of Tampa May 7 with a bachelor of art degree in psychology. Zulaica, a 2010 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School, is the daughter of Bryan and Kim Zulaica.

P.E.O. seeks women's scholarship applications

P.E.O. Chapter L, Lewes, is accepting applications for scholarships to be awarded during the 2016-17 academic year. These are need-based scholarships and amounts awarded are based on applicants' individual needs and available monies in the Chapter L Delaware Scholarship Fund. Women must be high school graduates, or about to graduate, and be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program leading to a degree or certification. Priority will be given to Delaware residents and their post-secondary study may be anywhere in the United States or Canada.

The P.E.O. Sisterhood is a philanthropic and educational organization interested in bringing to women increased opportunities for higher education. There are approximately 6,000 local chapters with nearly 240,000 active members. The Lewes chapter was organized in May 1999. For more information or to request application materials, email or mail request to Suellen Gallamore, 61 Ocean Drive, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.

Millsboro High School plans reunion July 9, reservations due June 17

The Millsboro High School Class of 1966 is planning a 50th anniversary reunion for class members, teachers and friends.The event will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 9, at the old Dagsboro Fire Hall on Waples Street. Cost will be $25 per person. Catering is by Marilyn's. There will be entertainment and opportunities to reunite with old friends. Deadline for reservations is Friday, June 17. For reservations, see Roger at Gunshooters Enterprises, 220 Main St., Millsboro. For more information, call Connie Timmons Rogers at 302-934-9193.

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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