Worcester Prep winners in the 2015 Optimist International Oratorical Competition were Anthony Rilling, third place boys; Nick Moodra, second place boys; Anchita Batra, third place girls; and Chris Rilling, first place boys. This is the second year in a row that Rilling received top honors in the competition.
Worcester Prep fourth graders Sophie Swier and Linley Hill were honored by the Maryland Municipal League as winners in the 2015 “If I Were Mayor” essay competition. Hill was the District 1 winner and Swier the District 1 finalist.
Instructor, Vanessa Smullen, from Salisbury University, is pictured with students from Katie Allen’s class at Seaside Christian Academy. Smullen brought fossils in from the Henson Science department to share with the students during a science class.
The Berlin Intermediate School sixth grade Festival Orchestra, under the direction of Lisa Adams, attended the Eastern Shore Orchestra Directors District V festival. The students performed three prepared pieces and sight-reading for the judges. The group received an “excellent” rating. Pictured, back, are Luke Davis, Mrs. Lisa Adams, Erika Holdren, Amica Shrestha and Samantha Harold; middle, Jacob Thompson, Katie Ferguson, … Continue reading
For the second year, the Young Professionals Committee in connection with the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce hosted a job and career seminar to After School Academy participants at Stephen Decatur High School. Pictured, back from left, are Diakonia representative Anna O’Neill and Young Professionals Committee members Chrissy Maddy, Alison McCarty and Sara Sabia; and, front, Fiona O’Brien, Summer Vinson, … Continue reading
Students inducted into the National Art Honor Society at Worcester Preparatory School on April 14 included, first row, John Meakin, Wyatt Richins, Alex Choy, Nick Curtis, Staton Whaley, Devin Hammond, Ilia Telo and Conrad Gerachis; second row, Arella Berger, Mark Wilson, Macayla Costleigh, Rylie Doyle, Ross Dickerson, Quinn LuKas, Victoria Lawrence, Emmi Shockley, Madison Doody, Erika Smith, Zoe Weistling, Kathryn … Continue reading
Stephen Decatur High School students and teachers cried, laughed and listened in awe as renowned Australian author Susanne Gervay spoke to the group about her life challenges, experiences, inspirations, and her techniques in storytelling on April 13. Gervay has written numerous short story collections and novels. Pictured with Gervay are Patrick Reid, Barrett Moncure, Reagan Dunham, Alea Aul and Monica … Continue reading
Worcester Preparatory School inductees into the Pablo Picasso Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica include, first row from left, Ava Schwartz, Nick Moondra, Anthony Rilling, Chris Rilling, Emily Dignan, Maggie Coutu, Clare Riley and Lily Zechiel; second row, Regan Lingo, Karlie Southcomb, Macayla Costleigh, Julie Talbert and Leigh Lingo; third row, Reid Carey, Stormy McGuiness, Sambina Anthony, Caroline Savage and Paul Townsend; and, … Continue reading
Ocean City Elementary School students Leslie Hernandez and Sandra Pawlowska from Dr. Melanie Biscoe’s fourth grade class are discovering the impact of strip mining on the land using chocolate chip cookies. They created innovative ways to mine the “coal” (chocolate chips) from the “land” (the cookie) causing as little damage as possible.
Lori Sullivan’s first graders at Showell Elementary welcomed the start of the baseball season with their volunteer, Nathan Hyde, who read them a book about Jackie Robinson, and then revealed that he wrote a letter to one of Robinson’s teammates, Carl Erskine, about their class. Erskine wrote Mrs. Sullivan’s class a letter back and surprised each student with an autographed … Continue reading