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Sussex County University Accomplishments – Keara Jenkins (Wantage), Kristina Fredericks (Newton), Ashley Bostwick (Sparta), Mailin Craig (Sparta)


Keara Jenkins Named to Fall Honor Roll at The Loomis Chaffee School

WINDSOR, CT — Keara Jenkins, a senior from Wantage has been named to the High Honor Roll for the Fall Term at The Loomis Chaffee School.

The Loomis Chaffee School, located in historic Windsor, Connecticut, is an internationally recognized college preparatory school for grades 9-12 that fosters critical thinking and a global perspective in talented students from around the state, the country and the world. Since 1914, the school has offered educational opportunities for boys and girls regardless of religious or political beliefs, national origin, or financial resources. Academically challenging, the school promotes active learning within a respectful and civil community. The school’s 650 students represent 39 countries and 26 U.S. states, with 33 percent of the student body receiving financial aid.

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Kristina Fredericks of Newton Graduates from the Savannah College of Art and Design

SAVANNAH, GA. — Kristina Fredericks of Newton, NJ , recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Fredericks earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Marketing and Management.

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers, The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors. Visit

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Local students participate in the University of Delaware’s study abroad program

NEWARK, DE — This Winter, more than a thousand students will study abroad through the University of Delaware’s innovative program.

UD’s nationally recognized study abroad program offers students from every academic discipline an opportunity to engage in discovery learning, experience different cultures and develop relationships with fellow Blue Hens.

During this Winter Session, more than 1,000 University of Delaware students will travel to 24 different countries as part of 50 different programs spanning 39 academic subjects. They will pursue up to seven academic credits during five weeks of study.

UD is a national leader in study abroad programs. Approximately 35 percent of undergraduate students study outside of the U.S. on an annual basis.

Winter Session is the most popular time for UD students to do so, with about 80 percent of all study abroad activity taking place during this period.

Local students packing their bags include:

Ashley Bostwick of Sparta, NJ will study abroad in Chile.

Mailin Craig of Sparta, NJ will study abroad in Costa Rica.

The 90th anniversary of the University’s study abroad program, considered the first in America when eight students set sail to France in 1923, was marked this year. Since the initial program, UD has continued to expand study abroad opportunities and has sent programs to every continent.

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