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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Meyer recognized by New Castle County Head Start with Ethel Mae Cooper Outstanding Service Award

WILMINGTON – Today, New Castle County Head Start, Inc. Board of Directors awarded the “Ethel Mae Cooper Outstanding Service Award” to New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer at Head Start, Inc.’s annual luncheon. 

 

“I’m honored to receive this recognition from our friends at New Castle County Head Start, Inc.,” said County Executive Meyer. “They do critical work developing the minds of New Castle County’s youngest citizens, at the most crucial time in their development, and I couldn’t be prouder to accept this award on behalf of our County’s residents.” 

 

Past winners of the Ethel Mae Cooper award include U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, and former Governor Jack Markell, and Linda Marks.

 

Head Start, Inc.’s luncheon program included a review of the organization’s accomplishments over the last year and presentations of the Ethel M. Cooper, Eunice A. Thomas of the Year, and the Lucy H. Borda awards. 

 

Since 1995, the Ethel Mae Cooper Outstanding Service Award has been awarded by the NCCHS Board of Directors to individuals who make outstanding contributions to the community. This award is named after Chaplain Cooper, a former board member who worked tirelessly promoting early childhood education, assisting families, seniors, and promoting cancer awareness. 

 

About Head Start, Inc. 

New Castle County Head Start, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical well-being of children and families in New Castle County, Delaware. The agency provides quality early care and educational programs for children ages birth to 5 years, as well as supportive family services in partnership with parents and their communities. 

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