The Rev. Mignonne E.M. Snipes Memorial Leadership Scholarship (MEMS) was established in honor of Mignonne E.M. Snipes, BS, MDiv, a 1986 graduate of Dover High School who displayed exceptional school spirit and leadership. The M.E.M. Snipes Memorial Scholarship provides one-time awards eligible graduating Dover High seniors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and plan to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Four scholarships were awarded in 2018.
Stanford Youth Diabetes Coaches Program (SYDCP)
ICG Enterprises, Inc. has partnered with the Stanford Youth Diabetes Coaches Program to engage local Delaware youth from underserved areas to learn about health and empower them to be agents of change for others in their sphere of influence to encourage healthier lifestyles.
The Stanford Youth Diabetes Coaches Program aims to educate high school students in underserved communities about diabetes and how to help someone with diabetes achieve optimal health. As part of the course, students acquire knowledge of diabetes, develop communication skills, and learn coaching techniques emphasizing action planning. Each student selects a diabetic family member or friend who agrees to work with the student once weekly outside of school for the duration of the course.