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Tuesday, 29 December 2020 18:28

Cape High Grad Receives Donated Car and Teachers Pitched in Toward Insurance Payment

Written by Ellen Driscoll
Heather Ingerski donated her Honda to Cape High grad and current Delaware State University student Daniel Wright Dec. 17. Heather Ingerski donated her Honda to Cape High grad and current Delaware State University student Daniel Wright Dec. 17. Ellen Driscoll

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Christmas came a few days early for Cape High class of 2020 grad Daniel Wright, when Heather and Michael Ingerski of Lewes signed the title of their Honda Accord over to him Dec. 17.

Daniel, who just completed his first semester at Delaware State University, said he had been saving for a car and was shocked to find out one would be donated to him.


Heather said the car was the first purchase she and Michael made as newlyweds.


“He loved this car so much,” she said. “He didn’t want to sell it; he wanted to gift it, so we contacted the school last year and asked if there was someone deserving. We heard Daniel’s story and said, let’s do it!”


Cape High Principal Nikki Miller said the donation was in the works since last year, but COVID-19 and other obstacles got in the way.


“He overcame a lot of challenges throughout his childhood and adolescent years,” Miller said of Daniel.


As a freshman, Daniel lived in the Cape district, but...


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