AAUW Coastal Georgetown Inc

AAUW Coastal Georgetown Inc is dedicated to supporting and furthering the education of Sussex County young women.  The scholarship funding is derived from Branch wide fundraisers.

2024 Scholarship Applications:

The 2023 Winners

AAUW Coastal Georgetown Inc announced the winners of its four scholarships.

Each girl has been awarded her scholarship at her high school’s senior awards ceremony. The chapter would like to publicly acknowledge the four 2023 winners:  Lilian (Lily) Manlove, Kaitlyn Johnson, Vicky Chan and Mikayla Kall.

Their scholarships will be sent to their college/university/program for tuition/school expenses.

Vicky Chan is the current president of the Indian River High School Business Professionals of America chapter. She is also the vice president of her school’s volunteering group, LEO Club. She earned the AP Scholar, Secretary of Education Scholar, National Rural and Small Town Recognition and NMSQT Commended Scholar awards. Vicky plans to attend the University of Delaware.

Kaitlyn Johnson from Indian River High School participated in numerous organizations, including Tri-M Musical Honor Society, National Honor Society, Leo Club, VEX robotics, concert band, and 4-H. She plans to attend the honors program at the University of Delaware, majoring in Mechanical Engineering with aspirations of achieving not only a Bachelor’s Degree but also a Master’s Degree. Kaitlyn intends to join the University level of VEX Robotics, called VEX U, to enhance her passion for robotics and mechanical engineering. 

Mikayla Kall is an honor roll senior from Cape Henlopen High School and was awarded the Jeffery Borrin Memorial Scholarship from CG-AAUW. She enjoys building things with her hands as well as engineering and science. Mikayla is continuing her education at Sussex Tech Adult Education in the field of carpentry at night while finishing her senior year of high school, maintaining high grades. She plans to one day run her own company.

Lily Manlove from Sussex Academy receives the Virginia Rust Scholarship, named after the founder of the Coastal Georgetown Branch of AAUW. She plans to attend Clemson University, where she will study business. At Sussex Academy, Lily was a year-round athlete on the field hockey, indoor track, and lacrosse teams. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at Sussex Academy Elementary School, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.

The scholarships were available to female seniors from Cape Henlopen, Indian River, Sussex Academy, Sussex Tech and/or Sussex Central high schools. In addition to a solid academic record, the girls had to demonstrate leadership with a strong resume of community service and volunteerism.

AAUW Coastal Georgetown Inc members are proud to be able to honor and congratulate these four scholarship winners!

Vicky Chan

Kaitlyn Johnson

Mikayla Kall

Lily Manlove