On Wednesday, May 30, Lt. Governor Denn in New Castle County

Participates in Memorial Day Service
Announces Two Delaware High School Finalists for National BioGENEius Challenge
Recognizes Representative Terry Schooley’s Retirement from Kids Count

DOVER On Wednesday, May 30, Lt. Governor Denn will be in New Castle County.

He will join Governor Markell and others at the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affair’s annual Memorial Day Service, where he will offer brief remarks.

He will then announce the two Delaware Finalists to a National High School Biotechnology Competition. The Delaware BioGENEius Challenge is a prestigious competition for high schools students who demonstrate an exemplary understanding of biotechnology through original, scientific research projects. Lieutenant Governor Denn will be joined by University of Delaware President Patrick Harker and Kelvin Lee, director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and their teachers in the competition. Lt. Governor Denn will announce the two winners who will represent the state of Delaware on the national level at the 2012 Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention in Boston in June.

Lt. Governor Denn will then help honor Representative Terry Schooley, former director of Kids Count, for her 15 years of dedicated service.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

10:30am – 12:00pm  Memorial Day Service
Delaware Memorial Bridge
New Castle

3:00pm –  4:00pm  Announcement of National BioGENEius Challenge Attendees
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Delaware Technology Park
15 Innovation Way

7:00pm  Celebration for Former Kids Count Director Terry Schooley
University of Delaware
Clayton Hall