Congratulations to WFS faculty member Carlos Charriez and the WFS garden, which was recently named a recipient of the Delaware Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Award!
Carlos, the WFS garden manager, has grown the program over the last decade, and last summer the school donated nearly 500 pounds of produce.
We were excited to welcome back to campus WFS alum and Delaware First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney ’80 who presented the award. The Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards, administered by the State Office of Volunteerism, honors the contributions of individuals and groups in Delaware that have made a positive impact in their communities or across the state through service and volunteering.
“I salute these worthy recipients and all those who volunteered their time and energy this year to help improve the health and well-being of their neighbors in need,” said Governor John Carney. “The coronavirus pandemic has brought special challenges for many of our residents in 2021, which is why I am doubly grateful for the generosity and selfless commitment of these volunteers.”
Recently, seventh grade students prepared more than 250 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, a snack, and a piece of fruit for Wilmington's Sunday Breakfast Mission, which has served the homeless, addicted, and impoverished for over 125 years.
Over the last few months we have been in the process of filling two critical positions on campus: our new Director of Equity, Justice, Community, and Engagement and our Assistant Head of School for Academics.