Larry Batis from the Ocean City Elks Lodge congratulates Showell Elementary’s third graders Trista Harner and Hennessy Murphy for placing third and second, respectively, in the Drug Awareness Poster contest.
The annual Drug Awareness Poster and Essay Contest winners were awarded a plaque and soccer ball for their essays. Pictured, from left, are Mikayla Denault, third place; Emily Shea, second; Logan Cymek, first; and Larry Batis, Elks Drug Awareness chairman.
Stephen Decatur High School senior Jake Gaddis was named the Best All Around at the Senior Awards Banquet on May 18. Gaddis was the National Honor Society President, a two sport athlete and served as the Worcester County Student Page for the Maryland General Assembly this year. Gaddis will go on to attend Virginia Tech this fall. Submitted Photos
Students in Liz Engh’s kindergarten class used their observation skills and senses to find Signs of Spring on “E” is for Explore Day. Pictured, from left, are Jackson Hess, Halle Marshall, Oscar Gurerrero, Robert Cantine and Anthony Ziman.
American Bankers Association promotes Teach Children To Save Day in April, and the Bank of Ocean City actively participated by providing financial literacy seminars at Ocean City Elementary, Showell Elementary and Worcester Preparatory schools. Students from Sarah Tilghman’s second grade class are pictured with Bank of Ocean City Vice President Kathy Drew and Assistant Vice President Nancy Bradford.
Ocean City Elementary School recently held its annual Worcester County Humane Society Care for Pets Drive. This year OCES students, faculty and staff raised $388 plus an entire table of supplies. Pictured with some of the items donated are Alexis Wilkinson, Humane Society volunteer Heather Bahrami, Kenai Floyd and Peyton Marohl.
At its general membership meeting on May 7, the Women’s Club of Ocean Pines presented $3,300 in college scholarships. Scholarships were awarded to Teri Adelhardt, Gabrielle Evans and Danielle Gelinas from Stephen Decatur High School in recognition of their academic achievements, extra-curricular involvement and dedication to their community. Pictured, from left, are Scholarship Chair Donna McCracken, Adelhardt, Evans, Gelinas and … Continue reading
Among Worcester Prep senior athletes who plan to play college sports are front, from left, Amanda Gabriel, women’s soccer at Washington College; Sophie Brennan, women’s lacrosse at Furman University; Maura Smith, women’s lacrosse at Franklin and Marshall College; and Caroline Lindsey, women’s lacrosse at Arizona State University; second row, Tatjana Kondraschow, women’s tennis, Virginia Tech; Jordie Loomis, women’s field hockey, … Continue reading
Neurosurgeon and author Dr. Ben Carson congratulates Worcester Preparatory School junior Ryan Murphy on his selection as a 2015 Carson Scholar. The Carson Scholars program was created to reward gifted students who excel in the academics and community service.
First graders at Worcester Preparatory School celebrated their studies in zoology with a virtual field trip to the Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kan. The Mammal Mania enrichment program gave the young students a firsthand look at special mammal groups such as duck-billed platypus, kangaroos and humans. All the students participated in a question and answer discussion with the … Continue reading