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Samantha Wilson of New Castle is among 28 students inducted into the prestigious Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement of a 3.70 GPA or higher during their first year as students at McDaniel College. One of 225 chapters nationwide, the McDaniel Alpha Lambda Delta chapter has a membership of 103 students who conduct service projects on campus and in the local community while serving as role models and mentors to McDaniel students.

The mission of Alpha Lambda Delta is to encourage superior academic achievement, to promote intelligent living and a high standard of learning and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals in society.

The Office Depot Star Teacher Program and the Office Depot Foundation are sponsoring the Kids In Need Teacher Grants program with “Ready, Steady, GO!,” a grants initiative especially for middle school teachers being conducted by the Kids In Need Foundation.



Grant applications submitted by middle school teachers are being accepted online through Oct. 30. Grants are awarded in amounts from $100 to $500.

Applying teachers must preregister with the Star Teacher Program at: http://www.mystarteacher.com/loyalty/enrollment.do?group_code=20080



To apply for a Ready, Steady, GO! grant, visit http://www.kinf.org/grants/2011_teacher_ grant_app.php?source=odf.


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