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Belella receives $1,500 Delcan scholarship

September 14, 2009

SMITHSBURG -- Mitchell Belella of Smithsburg has received a $1,500 scholarship from Delcan Corp.

This is the second Delcan scholarship Belella has received.

Belella is a sophomore at McDaniel College who is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He maintained a 3.06 grade-point average in his freshman year while he competed for the college in varsity basketball.

Belella, a St. Maria Goretti High School graduate, spent his first summer in college as a camp counselor passing on his knowledge of basketball to participants at the Mid-Maryland Sports Camp.

In addition to maintaining his grade-point average and competing in basketball, he also participated in the annual CROP walk to raise funds to help relieve hunger.

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Delcan's scholarship program was designed to recognize children of employees who have demonstrated academic achievement and performed community service and to assist the families with meeting the high costs associated with higher education.

Delcan's scholarship program was established 27 years ago and since that time monetary awards have been given to 482 students.

For more information, go to www.delcan.com.

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