Worcester County Public Schools’ Adult Education Division

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Worcester County Public Schools’ Adult Education division to fund an instructional program aimed at teaching English to adults from foreign countries. Partnering with the school system in this effort are Ocean City’s Council for Educational Travel, USA (CET USA) and St. Mary’s Holy Savior Catholic… Read more »

Ocean City Lioness Club

The new officers for 2008-2009 of the Ocean City Lioness Club were recently installed at their June meeting. They were President Faye Cathell, Vice President Diane Powell, Treasurer Tina Austin, Recording Secretary Bonnie Robertson, Corresponding Secretary Joan Grimes and Directors Joan Strang, Linda Schissler and Jackie Sheppard.

Temple Bat Yam

Jeff Thaler, left, presents a pewter tray from the congregation of Temple Bat Yam, a Reform Jewish Temple in Berlin, to Joyce Klein for her 13 years of service as treasurer during the annual meeting.

Ocean City Elementary School Recognized

Ocean City Elementary School was the first school in the state to achieve 100 percent proficiency in mathematics and reading, as measured by the 2007 Maryland School Assessment (MSA). The accomplishment has sparked the interest of educators across the state, as well as in the United States Department of Education (USDE). Ed Cashman, center, Region… Read more »

Worcester Prep Director of College Guidance Honored

Anthony D’Antonio, director of College Guidance at Worcester Preparatory School, has been named the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling Counselor of the Year for the State of Maryland. Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding secondary school counselors and college admissions counselors from each of PCACAC’s four states and the District of… Read more »

Coastal Hospice Golf Benefit

A golf tournament held in memory of Bill Wills recently raised $3,500 for the benefit of Coastal Hospice. An avid golfer and resident of River Run Golf Community, Wills had many friends who organized the event in the weeks following his death. Tournament organizers presented a check to Coastal Hospice President Marion Keenan.  Pictured, from… Read more »