PERRY HALL, MD—A teacher at Loch Raven Technical Academy who lives in Perry Hall was honored this week.
Michelle St. Pierre was honored in front of the Maryland State Board of Education as the 2019 Maryland Civic Engagement Champion.
St. Pierre is a social studies teacher at Loch Raven Technical Academy.
The National Association of State Boards of Education in September named St. Pierre one of its four national Civic Engagement Champions for her work promoting civics education and active citizenship.
In partnership with the Frank Islam Institute for 21st Century Citizenship, the National Association of State Boards of Education created the Civic Engagement Champion award to highlight the critical role that middle school teachers play in helping students become active, responsible citizens. Teachers from four states representing each of NASBE’s regions—Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Washington—were eligible to apply.