Education

2 Eastern Tech seniors awarded Magnet Schools of America scholarships

TOWSON, MD. – Two seniors from Eastern Technical High School in Essex have earned college scholarships from Magnet Schools of America. The honored students, who will receive $1,000 each, will graduate from a Baltimore County Public Schools magnet program in 2019 and were selected on the basis of their high academic and personal achievement, leadership potential, and contributions to their magnet program …


Education, Sports

Eastern Tech educator, coach from Perry Hall inducted into Maryland Hall of Fame

PERRY HALL, MD – Eastern Technical High School teacher and varsity baseball coach Ty Whittaker has been inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches (MSABC) Hall of Fame in recognition of his service to the sport in Maryland and nationally. Whittaker, an 18-year veteran at Eastern Tech and a Perry Hall resident, is finishing his tenure as the …


BCPS music students to play alongside BSO on Thursday

Before an audience of elementary, middle, and high school students, 38 high school musicians will perform alongside members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra during the Baltimore County Public Schools’ annual Side By Side concert. The event will take place on Thursday, February 14, at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The students, all members of the county’s high …

Artwork by BCPS students earned honors in two contests, one juried art exhibition

TOWSON – Artwork by Baltimore County Public Schools students has earned honors in two contests and one juried art exhibition. Two BCPS students earned honors in the Maryland Art Education Association Youth Art Month Maryland Flag Contest. Kimberly Zepeda Garcia, a Grade 10 student at Parkville High School, was named the high school level winner. Her art teacher is Matt …

Eastern Tech educator awarded statewide honor

The Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Maryland (TEEAM) has selected Angela Waldrop, an engineering teacher at Eastern Technical High School, as the High School TEEAM Teacher Excellence Award winner for Maryland. To receive this award, a teacher must have an extensive background in technology and engineering education and must pursue meaningful ongoing professional development opportunities. Creative and innovative use …

Arrangements announced for Officer Comegna

Viewing and funeral arrangements have been set for Officer Joseph Comegna. The former school resource officer at Eastern Tech took his own life in his office at the Essex school on Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, located at 9705 Belair Road in Perry Hall, on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. …