Education

21 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twenty-one Baltimore County Public Schools students from nine high schools have been named semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Catonsville High School Nikitha C. Mupparaju Sean O. Nowak Dulaney High School Serena Chen Grace Cong Kristine C. Xie Steven H. Zhang Eastern Technical High School …


Education

More than 90 BCPS seniors earn Maryland Seal of Biliteracy

TOWSON, MD—Ninety-two Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy this year, an honor that recognizes their high proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages other than English. The award is presented by the state through Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS is one of 20 Maryland counties along with Baltimore City …


Baltimore County names 2020 Women of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Every year, March is designated Women’s History Month to honor women’s contributions in American society. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote.” The theme honors “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and for the women who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” Baltimore County and the Women’s Commission will …

Essex, Parkville women honored at Baltimore County ‘Woman of the Year’ event

On Thursday evening, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and the Baltimore County Commission for Women recognized three outstanding women at a ceremony in the County Council Chambers in the Historic Courthouse. The annual Woman of the Year awards are given to female Baltimore County residents who have enhanced the lives of others and made significant contributions to their community, workplace, …

Parkville, Essex women to be recognized as ‘Women of the Year’

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and the Baltimore County Commission for Women will recognize three outstanding women at a special ceremony on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The annual Woman of the Year awards are given to female Baltimore County residents who have enhanced the lives of others and made significant contributions to their community, workplace, or school to further the …

Parkville High student named finalist in 2017 Maryland Letters About Literature Contest

Six Baltimore County Public Schools students from three schools, one of which is Parkville High School, have been named state finalists in the 2017 Maryland Letters About Literature contest. Coordinated by the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the statewide contest is part of a national contest sponsored by the Library of Congress’ Center for the Book. The …

Parkville High student among ‘Champions of Courage’ essay competition winners

Four students from Baltimore County Public Schools will be among the 20 Baltimore-area students to appear on WBFF-TV FOX 45, WNUV-TV The CW Baltimore, and WUTB-TV MyTV Baltimore saluting their personal heroes during January and February of 2017. The BCPS students – Lillian Behan of Hereford High School, Edgar Contreras of Parkville High School, Natalie Geipe of Catonsville High School, …