For 2019, the Maryland DC Delaware Broadcasters Association awarded one $5,000 scholarship as a member benefit. The “MDCD Broadcasters Scholarship” was awarded to the child of a Commercial, Non-Commercial or Associate Member of MDCD.
The recipient of the 2019 MDCD Broadcasters Scholarship is Isabella (Bella) Ruth Leishear of Milton, Delaware.
Bella recently graduated from Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Delaware. During her high school career she earned the Superintendents Commendation Award, served as Secretary of the National Society for two years, and was a member of the Ladies Jazz Ensemble. Her main focus is on environmental issues, a passion for Bella. She has been an active student volunteer with the Inland Bays, Nature Conservancy Delaware Chapter, MERR Lewes, Partners for PAWS, PETA, and Farm Sanctuary.
Bella will be attending the University of Delaware in the fall. Her father is an employee of WMDT.