Sussex Academy donates to the Brandywine Valley SPCA


(Georgetown, DE)Sussex Academy middle school students and the Counting House Restaurant and Pub partnered for a Ghost Tour and Magic Show in October. The event was a fundraiser for the Brandywine Valley SPCA.

The walking tour was led by costumed Georgetown Mayor, Bill West, who shared stories behind the hauntings at the Brick Hotel, The Old Courthouse, and the Judge’s House, among others. A magic show, with magician Vince Wilson, was held at the end of each tour.

On November 14, Carla DiGiacomo, Brandywine Valley SPCA, was presented with a check for $920.00 from the event proceeds.

Sussex Academy is a public charter, tuition free, school. Centrally located in Georgetown, the school serves grades 6-12. For additional information contact Gina Derrickson, Director of Development at 302-856-3636 or

Photo L-R/Front Row: Hunter Bluto, Carla DiGiacomo (Brandywine Valley SPCA), Rhys Humphreys, Mackenzie Harmon, Collin Poulis

L-R/Middle Row: Bill West (Mayor of Georgetown), Miguel Batiz (Counting House Restaurant and Pub), Case Lawson, Tori Castiglione, Flor Velasquez, Lyla Baker, Elaina Marsh, Savannah Gross, Eric Anderson (Sussex Academy Head of School)

L-R/Back Row: Lukas Alexis, Logan Huey, Emily Phillips, Ronshay Horsey, Hannah Holt, Patrick Donohue, DJ Schultze, Aiden Cannon, Simrah Ahmer.