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Perry Hall High School student named National Merit semifinalist

PERRY HALL, MD—Three Baltimore County Public Schools students from two high schools have been named semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Jacob B. Fey, Towson High School Tiffany T. Shum, Perry Hall High School Yousse Tewala, Towson High School “Congratulations to Jacob Fey, Tiffany Shum, and …


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Governor Hogan announces $1 million VaxU Scholarship Promotion

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the launch of the $1 million VaxU Scholarship Promotion, an incentive program to encourage 12- to 17-year-olds to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Winners will receive a $50,000 scholarship, which covers the equivalent of full tuition and fees at a public, in-state institution of higher education. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the …


BCPS principals, The Education Foundation announce new scholarship for future educators

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools’ principals have joined with The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc., to launch the new Lead for Tomorrow in Education Scholarship for BCPS students interested in becoming educators. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. The scholarship application process is open to eligible BCPS …

Parkville High School athlete named a McCormick 2021 Unsung Hero

PARKVILLE, MD—Paige Holley, a senior at Parkville High School, was announced as one of two recipients of the Charles Perry McCormick Scholarship, worth $40,000 over four years. She is the first Parkville High School student to earn this honor. The scholarship was announced during a virtual Unsung Heroes program event hosted by McCormick and Company, Inc., on May 3. Holley …

Perry Hall Elementary PTA announces 2021 scholarship opportunity

PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall Elementary School PTA has announced its 2021 scholarship opportunity, which is open to all former PHES students. The PTA is awarding two $500 scholarships for collegebound graduating high school students in the class of 2021 who have completed three academic years at Perry Hall Elementary School. Applications and essays are due by April 9th. The …

Education Foundation of BCPS announces new scholarship fund honoring Perry Hall, Parkville educator

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced a new scholarship fund established in honor of the late Arnold Potler, a veteran BCPS educator. Potler spent his entire career with Baltimore County Public Schools, with assignments at Sudbrook Middle School and Milford Mill, Parkville, Perry Hall, and Pikesville high schools. In addition to teaching science, Potler served …

Forty $500 scholarships made available for seniors attending Wednesday’s BCPS-HBCU Virtual College Fair

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that 40 book scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to high school seniors who participate in the fourth annual BCPS-HBCU Virtual College Fair. The online fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and feature 41 colleges and universities (all but one of …

Two Parkville High School students earn Opportunity Scholarship awards from College Board

PARKVILLE, MD – Eight Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools have earned SAT Practice or SAT Build awards as part of the College Board Opportunity Scholarship program.  Two students from Parkville High School received awards. The College Board invests $5 million per year in the College Board Opportunity Scholarship program, with half of the scholarships designated for …