$10,000 can recycling scholarship is sponsored by the DoSomething organization. Deadline to enter is November 20.

Do-Something-interns-logo.mediumDid you know that Americans only recycle half of the aluminum cans that we use? The rest end up in landfills or worse, as litter in nature!

This fall, DoSomething.org is asking young people to run a drive to collect and recycle aluminum cans. Participants can not only make a huge impact on the environment, but earn a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship for school. Here’s how:

1). Sign up for 50 Cans at DoSomething.org/50cans.

2.) Run a drive with your friends and neighbors to collect at least 50 aluminum cans.

3.) Send a pic of all the …

Time-crunched high school seniors get a break during Delaware College Application Month

Graduation handshake, BTBHigh schools across Delaware will provide seniors time during the school day to apply for college as part of the state’s College Application Month. Each school has selected its event days within the program’s timeframe, which spans the months of October and November.

Some colleges and universities in the state, including Wilmington University and Delaware Technical Community College, are even waiving application fees for students who apply through their schools’ events. Application fee waivers for additional schools also are available for income-qualified students.

According to Secretary of Education Mark Murphy, “Every Delaware public school graduate should leave high school with …