Business, Events, Politics

Baltimore County 2022 Women of the Year announced, to be recognized on Monday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Commission for Women will recognize three outstanding women during its 40th Annual “Woman of the Year” Awards Ceremony. The event will take place on Monday, June 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Baltimore County Council Chambers. The 2022 recipients are: Charlotte W. Bullock as the “Woman of the Year”, a long-standing resident dedicated to …


Education

Pine Grove Middle School educator named BCPS School Counselor of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Each year, the Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development recognizes outstanding school counselors for their contributions to students, schools, and the school counseling profession. “Our school counselors are essential to the academic progress and personal development and well-being of our students,” said Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Awards presented by the Baltimore County Association …


Perry Hall, Parkville educators recognized with state-level awards from the Maryland Art Education Association

TOWSON, MD—Eight Baltimore County Public Schools visual arts educators have earned statewide awards from the Maryland Art Education Association. “This impressive statewide recognition is a reflection of the immense talent of our visual arts team,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Our visual arts educators inspire and challenge our students and contribute to their academic and personal growth in …

Perry Hall, Parkville senior centers recognized for innovative older adult programming

TOWSON, MD—The National Council on Aging’s National Institute of Senior Centers is honoring the outstanding work of senior centers with the 2021 Programs of Excellence Awards. Seven Oaks Senior Center, Ateaze Senior Center, and Parkville Senior Center are three of the 14 programs receiving recognition for innovative, creative, and replicable programs for older adults. The Programs of Excellence winners and …

Parkville Precinct announces winner of 2022 Amy Caprio Award

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct has announced the winner of the 2022 Amy Caprio Award. The Amy Caprio Award was founded to honor Officer Caprio’s legacy and to perpetuate her memory within the Parkville Precinct. Family and friends compiled a list of Officer Caprio’s most endearing attributes: loyal, community-oriented, kind, hardworking, optimistic, dedicated, and selfless.  A member …

BCPS employee earns prestigious Certified Administrative Professional status

TOWSON, MD—Tara D. Thompson, administrative assistant with the Baltimore County Public Schools executive director of academic programs and options, has earned the prestigious Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) status from the International Association of Administrative Professionals. She is the sixth BCPS professional in the past two years to qualify for the certification. Thompson earned the designation after passing the CAP qualifying exam. …

Schools in Nottingham, Perry Hall, Carney, Rosedale recognized in Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County’s land and waterways are significantly cleaner this year thanks to those who generously volunteered their time for the Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. More than 5,200 student and community volunteers and 63 schools participated in 456 litter cleanups throughout Baltimore County during 2021-2022, making this a record year for the annual challenge. The challenge, …

Maryland State Police Aviation Command personnel recognized for statewide safety efforts

ROSEDALE, MD—Seven members of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command were recognized last week for their heroism and efforts to promote safety by the State Employees Risk Management Administration (SERMA). The three troopers and four civilian pilots were honored during SERMA’s conference on May 27th, which recognized more than a dozen employees from State agencies. Sergeant Brooke Tognocchi and Corporal …