Worcester Prep Students Selected For Jump Start Program At Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Worcester Prep students Maggie Coutu, Isabel Dashiell and Julie Talbot have been selected for scholarships to attend the Jump Start Program at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of the University of Maryland. The students will study biomedical science during their time at the Institute. With the young scientists is AP Biology teacher Tom Westcott.

Diamondback And Dragon Teams At SD Middle School Participate In Kayak Eco-Tour

As part of their service learning project, students from the Diamondback and Dragon teams at Stephen Decatur Middle School participated in a kayak eco-tour with Ayers Creek Adventures. Pictured, from left, are Suzy Taylor of Ayers Creek Adventures, Jenna Banks and Haley Littleton, and, back Nellie DeHart, Na’Jee Finney and De’ija Bowen. Submitted Photos

Two Junior American Legion Auxiliary Members Presented With Awards

During the the American Legion Auxiliary Synepuxent Unit 166 May Meeting, Junior Auxiliary Chair Rosie Garlitz presented awards to two of the Junior Auxiliary members. The Junior Auxiliary Member Of The Year 2014-2015 went to 10-year-old Kendahl Parsons, who is pictured with her parents, David and Jessie Parsons. In addition, Sabrina Pecora, not pictured, received a Certificate of Appreciation and … Continue reading

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann

Local kids used to earn spending money for the pinball arcades and Boardwalk rides by selling seashells on the Boardwalk. Conch shells were the best sellers and were found on Assateague before the Verrazano Bridge made public access to the island easy in 1962. Comic books, handmade jewelry and “shark strings,” which were woven string ankle bracelets that claimed to … Continue reading

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights Initial offering prices for two-bedroom, two-bath units in the new Oceana Oceanfront Condominiums were advertised at $44,000. Spring 1973 occupancy was expected for the new development between 82nd and 83rd streets. At this time, the Bank of Ocean City only had two locations — 59th Street and Dorchester Street. Maryland Governor … Continue reading

Things I Like

Swimming in the ocean during the Air Show   Hearing sea gulls in Berlin   Taking my kids to their first O’s game   Weekends with nothing but flip-flops   Technology that works as it’s supposed to   Apple slices and peanut butter   Finding a tiny conch shell on the beach Eavesdropping on a crowded beach   Shrimp with … Continue reading

“Rasing Stars” Awards Presented To SD Middle School Students

“Rising Stars” awards were presented to Stephen Decatur Middle School students during the Honors Recognition Ceremony. This award recognizes students who have participated in voluntary service activities for their school and local community organizations. Pictured, front from left, are Gabrielle Izzett, Lauren Kennard, Dana Kim, Kaitlyn Peters, Samantha Short and Kersten Paulsen; and, back, Hanna Beck, Madison Birckett, Damiana Colley, … Continue reading

Ravens Roost #44 Awards $15,500 In Scholarships To Local Graduates

At the June 11 meeting, Ravens Roost #44 awarded $15,500 in scholarships to nine local graduating seniors from Indian River, Stephen Decatur and Worcester Preparatory schools. The majority of the money was raised through the annual golf tournament held in Ocean Pines in June. To date, the Roost has donated over $130,000 in scholarship monies. Pictured, front from left, are Sarah Buchler, Jenna Leitgeb, Jillian Petito, … Continue reading

Things I Like

Overnight getaways with my wife   Going into a movie with low expectations and being blown away   How my kids are adept at navigating a smart phone   Checking out a new concert venue   My first experience last week at a Cheesecake Factory   Pool antics with my kids   Dogs not bothered by cats   People on … Continue reading

Parkside High School Graduates, Wolfersberger And Marriner, Receive Scholarships From The CFES’s VFW Eastside Memorial Post 2996

Haley Wolfersberger and Tyler Marriner, graduates of Parkside High School, each received scholarships from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s VFW Eastside Memorial Post 2996 Scholarship. In the fall, Wolfersberger will attend Mont Clair State University and Marriner will attend Towson University. Pictured, from left, are David and Lisa Kinhart, parents of Tyler Marriner; Marriner; Commander William Beauchamp; Wolfersberger; … Continue reading