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  • Sussex Tech names monthly Jefferson Award winner

  • Sussex Technical High School student Devontay Jones was named the school's most recent Jefferson Award winner.
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  • Sussex Technical High School student Devontay Jones of Laurel accepted the school’s monthly Jefferson Award from schoolmate Lacey Perdue of Millsboro, a member of the Students in Action team.
    Jones, who is studying criminal justice, recently completed 134 volunteer hours at Woodbridge Elementary School in Greenwood, where he mentors a fourth-grade student in spelling and math.
    Jones hopes to earn a college degree in education and then begin a career as a teacher and coach.
    Students in Action is a national youth recognition initiative of the Jefferson Awards program that is designed to pass the tradition of service and volunteerism on to the next generation of young Americans.

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