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Overlea High School graduate to be honored as one of Baltimore County’s 2021 Women of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Women’s Commission will recognize three outstanding women during its 39th Annual “Woman of the Year” Awards Ceremony. The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” Baltimore County’s 2021 visionary women of Baltimore County are: Sharon Y. …


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Baltimore County STEP, ICARE programs recognized with national awards

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County has been honored with two awards from the National Association of Counties 2021 National Achievement Awards in recognition of innovative programs that modernize government and improve services for County residents, including for the County’s data-driven eviction prevention program. “We’ve built the best team in the State of Maryland, and I’m proud of the work they do every …


Overlea, Parkville, Perry Hall High School students recognized in Career and Technical Education annual ceremony

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In heartfelt videos, six Baltimore County Public Schools graduating seniors shared their appreciation recently for teachers, internships, and courses that gave them a head start on careers in their fields of interest. These videos are the centerpiece of the 47th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony, which was held online this year and is available for …

Rosedale administrative assistant named 2021 BCPS Office Professional of the Year

ROSEDALE, MD—As an administrative assistant in the front office of Shady Spring Elementary School, Steven “Brad” Fisher prides himself on knowing just about everything happening at his school. On Tuesday morning, however, he had no idea that Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams would be stopping by with other education leaders to announce that he (Fisher) is …

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 …

BCPS celebrates Perry Hall Middle School educator who was named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A very special celebration was held on Tuesday. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams and Deborah Phelps, Executive Director for the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, gathered at Perry Hall Middle School to recognize Assistant Principal Deana Giannelli. Giannelli was named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year in December 2020. Photos from today’s celebration …

Baltimore County police officer receives Public Service Award from NHTSA

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week announced recipients of the 2021 NHTSA Public Service Awards. During the virtual event, Baltimore County Police Officer Frank Enko was presented with the Lifesavers Award. The award recognizes and honors individuals and organizations for achievements in the field of traffic safety. During his career with the Baltimore …

Two BCPS high schools ranked among top 10 in Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two BCPS high schools have been ranked among the top 10 in the state of Maryland. Eastern Technical High School and Western School of Technology and Environmental Science rank among the top 10 high schools in Maryland according to the 2021 Best High Schools list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. Five BCPS high schools ranked among the …