George R. Cattermole Scholarship
 
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 George R. Cattermole Scholarship Fund 
Upon graduation from college, Mr. Cattermole enlisted in The U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and served in the Aleutian Islands. In 1966 George joined DuPont as a salesman in the “Explosives Department,” covering the Southwest. He always said that was his favorite job. He was then transferred to manufacturing at the Potomac River Plant, where he authored "The Blasters Handbook," which is still used today. In 1977 The Cattermole family moved to Sydney, Australia, where George was promoted to President of DuPont, Australia. In 1980, the Cattermoles moved to Wilmington, DE, where he was named Director of International Operations of The Freon Division and Director of Worldwide Marketing for Freon Products. George later ran DuPont's Inter-Department Marketing Committee and followed in leadership of DuPont's Corporate Marketing Program. George was a founding member and treasurer of the Red Clay Education Foundation (RCEF) and seven (7) college scholarships are being awarded this year by the RCEF in his memory.

 
  1. This “Book Scholarship,” valued at $1000 each will be offered to one senior student from each of the following high schools who will be graduating in 2017: A.I. du Pont High School Cab Calloway School of Performing Arts Conrad Schools of Science Delaware Military Academy John Dickinson High School Thomas McKean High School The Charter School of Wilmington
   
  To apply for this scholarship, the course of study should be in one of the STEM fields – Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Scholarships will be presented to the winners on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Red Clay Education Foundation (RCEF) Board of Director’s meeting at 8:30 a.m.
   
  Student winners and parents are asked to attend this meeting. Application must be completed and submitted by each student by Friday, March 3, 2017.
   
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  To be considered for this scholarship, please complete the following 2 questions:
   
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  For help accessing the link to the scholarship: Please contact Maria Stevens in the Office of the Superintendent at Maria.Stevens@RedClay.k12.de.us or 302-552-3703
   
 
 
 
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