Three Sussex Central High School ninth-graders and six Indian River High School ninth-graders were accepted to receive scholarships to the University of Delaware through Give Something Back, a national organization dedicated to mentoring and college scholarships for students facing economic adversity.

Sussex Central High School students are Nathan Daisey, Brittney Martinez Couary and Kayla Rae Moore. Indian River High School students are Mackenzie Forston, Liliana Guido, Megan Hayden, Jacob McCann, Sam Riggins and Michael Manno.

Students selected will be paired with a mentor who advise and help prepare them for the University of Delaware where they will graduate in four years without any debt for tuition, fees or room and board.

Give Something Back is recruiting volunteer mentors for its scholars. If interested, call 281-5518 or visit