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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 …


Education

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 …


Education Foundation announces 34 recipients of scholarships totaling $33,730

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced 34 recipients of its scholarships this year. The total value of the scholarships awarded is $33,730. The foundation presents scholarships that it funds directly – STEM (Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering) and BEEF (Business, Economics, Entrepreneur, and Finance) scholarships – as well as scholarships it manages for private philanthropic …

Eastern Tech students recognized for excellence in Career and Technical Education

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is continuing to celebrate the excellence of the Class of 2020 by recognizing 147 of its Career and Technical Education program seniors, as well as 10 recipients this year of the 20th annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technical Education. The students’ achievements were celebrated during a virtual version of the …

Perry Hall Improvement Association awards scholarship to local student

PERRY HALL, MD—A great honor has been bestowed upon a deserving Perry Hall High School student. Each year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association selects one Perry Hall High School student to receive the Dorothy S. McMann Scholarship. The student selected must not only have excelled in school, but they must also have made a strong impact in the Perry Hall …

Parkville, Eastern Tech, Towson High seniors earn all three 2020 scholarship grants from Engineering Society of Baltimore Education Foundation

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have earned all three of this year’s one-time scholarship grants from the Engineering Society of Baltimore Education Foundation (ESB-EF). Rakrish Dhakal, Towson High School, is the recipient of the $2,000 Larry Lewis Memorial Scholarship. He will pursue a degree in computer engineering or computer science at the University of Maryland, College Park. Emma Evans-Nolet, …

Eastern Tech student named among the second group of National Merit Scholarship winners

ESSEX, MD—Two Baltimore County Public Schools students were named among the second group of winners in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Victoria S. Jin of Dulaney High School and Mary E. Kumcheva of Eastern Technical High School are among the 2,500 distinguished high school seniors who have won $2,500 National Merit Scholarship awards financed by the National Merit …

Parkville High School student wins 3rd place, $5,000 scholarship at McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards

PARKVILLE, MD—The annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards gala looked slightly different this year, as on Monday night, the 80th edition of this event took place online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trading a ballroom for computer screens did not, however, change the significance of this honor or the pride beaming forth from 114 Unsung Hero honorees, as well as …