Worcester Prep’s entire student body worked with the Student Government Association under the leadership of President Erik Zorn and faculty advisor Frank Love to collect food donations for needy families. Funds donated were used to purchase hams and other items needed. Organizing food donations to deliver to needy families during the holiday season were Julie Talbert, Wyatt Richins, Grace Tunis and Hannah Arrington.
Members of the Stephen Decatur High School Communication Arts Department spent the morning in the audience of the WBOC Delmarva Life talk show last month. Afterwards, they received a tour of the WBOC facility. Pictured, back, are Shane Moore, Matthew LeCompte and TJ Scafone; middle, Claire Esham, Sydney Sebold and Shannon Southcomb; and, front, Summer McCabe and Meriajah Jackson.
Maryland Delegate Mary Beth Carozza recently visited the students at Seaside Christian Academy. During her visit, Carozza told the kids about all the wonderful people she met during her election campaign and about her “freshman orientation” as a new delegate in Annapolis.
Fourth grade students in Erika Phillips’ Computer Lab at Worcester Prep practiced programming their BeeBot Robots in order to send them through a maze. Clockwise from left are Sophie Swier, Aleezah Ehtasham, Logan Ginnavan, Luke Bunting, J.R. Hamer, Mark Dahr, Ian Lewis, Caitlyn Hoen and Cayden Wallace. The program is part of Worcester Prep’s coding and critical thinking studies.
Rebecca Johnson’s third graders at Showell Elementary School investigated meal-worms and color attraction as part of a science experiment during American Education Week. Pictured are Jack Croll and Madalyn Stitely.
The “Christians in Action” after school program at Berlin Intermediate School worked on sending gift boxes to children in other countries. Macy and Leah Seitz were full of smiles putting the boxes together.
Worcester Preparatory School second graders Brennan Schaeffer, Danielle Carr, Frank Miller and Carter Lehman work with Worcester Prep senior Erik Zorn as they learn programming techniques to make their Finch Robots follow commands. Submitted Photos
Worcester Prep third grade students enjoying holiday fun at the school’s annual Christmas bazaar are, from left, Maggie McCabe, Jillian Lebling, Lilly Paquette and Madilyn Nechay.
UMES held its 18th Winter Commencement last Friday. Among the graduates receiving their degrees were, from left, Shelton Handy, who was the student commencement speaker; Blessing Aroh, who became the first person to earn a Master of Science in chemistry degree; and Monica Dore, the first woman to receive an undergraduate degree in engineering from the school. Submitted Photos
Stephen Decatur High School Student Government Association members boxed over 2,500 pounds of canned goods collected during the annual food drive at the beginning of December. SDHS donated all non-perishable goods to the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa House and Diakonia. Pictured are Trevor Mavioglu, Reagan Dunham, Maury Izzett, Shandon Foreman, Kolby Layton, Stephanie Marx and Trent Chetelat.