McDaniel College has awarded student Andrew Mathews of Berlin, an Educator’s Legacy Scholarship valued at up to $100,000. Mathews is a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School.

Children with a parent or guardian who has at least four years of current and consecutive full-time employment at a K-12 school or community college can apply for this guaranteed scholarship to attend McDaniel College.

Any service qualifies, such as teachers, administrators, counselors, nurses or support staff, etc.

There is no limit to the number of Educator’s Legacy Scholarships awarded by McDaniel. The $25,000 annual scholarship (or $20,000 per year for commuter students) is renewable each year to students who maintain continuous enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.


The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., when Charity Dudley of Mobile Hair Services will provide haircuts outside at 98 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines.

All proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Club. The cost is $15 per person over 12 and $7.50 for children under 12. Masks are mandatory.

Call Mobile Hair Services at 410-533-3788 to schedule an appointment. Only checks made out to the Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines will be accepted.


Worcester County GOLD, Inc. (Giving Other Lives Dignity), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance for Worcester County residents, is accepting requests for financial assistance.

All requests for assistance come from GOLD’s community partners in the Worcester County offices of; Department of Social Services, Board of Education, Health Department, and Maryland Access Point.

For those who do not have a current caseworker with one of these agencies, contact 410-600-5783 for children in the home; 410-632-9915 for no children in the home. Ask for Intake Services.

New student

Buffalo State recently announced that Jaclyn Gallagher of Berlin, has joined its college community as a first-year, full-time student. Gallagher is part of a freshman class of more than 1,600 students in upstate New York.

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