Top awards at Worcester Preparatory School’s Commencement Exercises were presented to, from left, Mattie Maull, Best All-Round Student; Erik Zorn, Salutatorian; and Natalie Twilley, Valedictorian. The awards were announced by Dr. Barry W. Tull, Headmaster.
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.
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
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
“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
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
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
The Captain John Smoot Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and the General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently awarded Bronze ROTC medals to two outstanding cadets at Snow Hill High School. Ray Jackson presented the SAR award to C/Sgt. Michaela Porch and C/2nd Lt. Justin Jump received the DAR award … Continue reading
The top spring athletes for the middle school seasons were recently recognized at Worcester Preparatory School. Pictured, front from left, are Aryton Pryor, Boys Lacrosse Blue, Most Improved; Max Moore, Boys Lacrosse Blue, MVP; and Kurt Leinemann, Boys Lacrosse Blue, Coaches Award; and, back, Cooper Richins, Boys Lacrosse Red, MVP; Jared Gabriel, Boys Lacrosse Red, Most … Continue reading
Three cadets from Salisbury University’s U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program recently were commissioned as second lieutenants upon graduating from the program. Pictured, from left, are Second Lieutenants William Mitchell, Emily Bender and Robert Spencer, and Major General William Roy, commander of the U.S. Army Joint Task Force Civil Support.