Georgetown childcare center recognized

May 27, 2012

Sen. Joseph Booth, R-Georgetown, visited Delaware Technical Community College Child Development Center May 7 to congratulate teachers for working to address the social and emotional needs of children.

Booth read "The Way I Feel," a book about expressing emotions with the 4-year-old class in Georgetown. The honors were sponsored by Delaware's BEST, a group dedicated to improving the mental and social lives of children, in partnership with Delaware Children's Department and the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services.

The Del Tech center is one of three schools honored this month for helping children express themselves.

Showing off their happy faces after the award presentation at the Georgetown center are in back (l-r) teachers Susan Dill, Gwen Passwaters and Ashley Esham. In the middle are Brayden Tidwell, Kole Swain, Palmer Schaeffer, Booth, Savannah Chandler and Mia Rooks. In front are Gaige Brewington, Russell Murray, Riccaria Burbage, Kaylee Taylor, Amber Disharoon, Briana Diaz, Kayla Adams, Paul Baker and Dylan Trice.





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