TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will be well represented for the Champion Our Children Forum panel at the National School Boards Association’s Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C.
Four BCPS student leaders were chosen to serve on a panel at the close of the institute and share their experiences. They will be joined by Abeer Shinnawi, a BCPS social studies resource teacher. The panel will take place Monday, Feb. 3, from 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. at the conference at the Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave., NW, 20001.
The BCPS students participating in the panel are:
- Sean Davis, Chesapeake High
- Carmelli Leal, Eastern Technical High
- Angela Qian, Dulaney High
- Omer Reshid, Pikesville High
“We are excited that these dedicated students have the chance to share their experiences with school board members from across the country,” said Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “They will be excellent representatives of our system because of their leadership positions at their schools and in their communities.”
Davis is the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) president at Chesapeake High. Leal handles legislative affairs for Baltimore County Student Councils. Qian is the president of Baltimore County Student Councils. Reshid is the Student Member of the Baltimore County Board of Education.
The NSBA Advocacy Institute brings school board members from across the country to Capitol Hill to influence the legislative agenda and shape the decisions made inside the Beltway that directly impact students.