Business, Sci-Tech

St. John Properties achieves 70 LEED-certified buildings, including project at Greenleigh at Crossroads

BALTIMORE, MD—St. John Properties, Inc. has earned certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the 70th building in its national portfolio for achieving and surpassing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) requirements. Since initiating its LEED program in 2009, St. John Properties has developed more than 4.4 million square feet of LEED Gold, Silver or Certified space. …


Education

Crossroads Center’s Kristen Nielsen named 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Crossroads Center student Abby Lawson is just a few weeks away from graduation, and she credits her English language arts teacher, Kristen Nielsen, for helping her get there and being her inspiration. “Unfortunately, not every school can have her, but I was blessed with her, and everything she’s done for me,” Lawson said. Nielsen, a champion for …


Honeygo Elementary, Crossroads Center educators named finalists for BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Five dedicated BCPS educators have been named finalists for 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year, including two from northeastern Baltimore County. Christina DeSimone, Catonsville High: DeSimone is in her fourth year as a child development teacher at Catonsville High. She previously taught seven years at Dundalk High. A second-generation BCPS educator, DeSimone leads her school’s community preschool …