BERLIN – The following represents several press releases received recently.•Worcester Preparatory School’s 43 graduates received over $6.6 million in merit scholarship offers and will attend 36 different colleges and universities in 19 states and D.C. this fall. As COVID-19 restrictions lifted, this year’s graduates were honored with the first-ever, outdoor WPS commencement ceremony on campus,… Read more »
Sixth grade students in Victor Hall’s computer science class at Berlin Intermediate School are pictured practicing coding their VEX GO robots to prepare for the coding obstacle course challenge. VEX GO is a construction system that teaches the fundamentals of STEM through fun, hands-on activities that help young students perceive coding and engineering. Above, Miley Cabello-Vargas, Olivia Mongellie,… Read more »
Sandy Buchanan represented the Worcester County Garden Club in presenting the club’s 2021 scholarship recently to Emma Merritt at Pocomoke High School’s recent Senior Awards ceremony held outside in the school’s stadium. Worcester County Garden Club’s mission includes promoting the love and study of gardening and floral design and to practice and teach good stewardship… Read more »
Students in Ashley Miller’s class at Berlin Intermediate School were reviewing dialogue and editing sentences for correct punctuation by “karate chopping” and inserting punctuation where needed. Pictured are Logan Shelly, Foster Wakefield, Ariyanna Johnson, Aiden Buchheit, Jack Ritchie, Chandler Muller, Ben Marino, and Jayden Ye.
The following represents a collection of press releases about local student achievements.•The University of Alabama awarded some 5,860 degrees during its spring commencement ceremonies April 30-May 2. Among those receiving degrees were Kelli Kuharich of Selbyville, who received a Master of Business Administration, and Hayden McWilliams of Fenwick Island who earned a Bachelor of Science… Read more »
Wor-Wic Community College commencement ceremonies were held recently outdoors at the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury. Above, Amy Merritt of Salisbury received her associate degree in business management, while her daughter, Laura Koller, received her associate degree in criminal justice. Below left, Kayla Higgins of Berlin, who received her associate degree in general studies,… Read more »
Bunk Mann, author of “Ghosts In The Surf” and “Vanishing Ocean City” as well as a board member of the Ocean City Museum Society, spent some time at The Salisbury School teaching second graders about Ocean City history. The museum is available to offer outreach opportunities to civic groups or schools.
Four Stephen Decatur High School students were recently presented with scholarships from the Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Club in the amount of $6,000 each. Pictured, from left, are Trent Ortega, who will be attending the Advanced Technical Institute; Kellen Catrino, who will be attending Salisbury University; Lauren Kemp, who will be attending Salisbury University; and Ericka… Read more »
Delaynie Kerrigan, a student in Mrs. Lloyd’s Steam Class, is pictured creating a stop motion movie using the Stop Motion Studio app. Students have been working to plan their movies by creating story boards and then filming their movie frame by frame using animation techniques. Their final steps will be to create title and credit sequences… Read more »
Students in Heather Riser’s 3D Art classes at Berlin Intermediate School created pinch pot succulent planters in clay. Their designs were based on animals or mythical creatures. Students used technology to assist them in painting their designs with watercolor paints and many went home for Mother’s Day gifts. Above, Alivia James used the image of the… Read more »