Education

Perry Hall, Parkville educators recognized with state-level awards from the Maryland Art Education Association

TOWSON, MD—Eight Baltimore County Public Schools visual arts educators have earned statewide awards from the Maryland Art Education Association. “This impressive statewide recognition is a reflection of the immense talent of our visual arts team,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Our visual arts educators inspire and challenge our students and contribute to their academic and personal growth in …


Business, Family

Perry Hall, Parkville senior centers recognized for innovative older adult programming

TOWSON, MD—The National Council on Aging’s National Institute of Senior Centers is honoring the outstanding work of senior centers with the 2021 Programs of Excellence Awards. Seven Oaks Senior Center, Ateaze Senior Center, and Parkville Senior Center are three of the 14 programs receiving recognition for innovative, creative, and replicable programs for older adults. The Programs of Excellence winners and …


Parkville Precinct announces winner of 2022 Amy Caprio Award

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct has announced the winner of the 2022 Amy Caprio Award. The Amy Caprio Award was founded to honor Officer Caprio’s legacy and to perpetuate her memory within the Parkville Precinct. Family and friends compiled a list of Officer Caprio’s most endearing attributes: loyal, community-oriented, kind, hardworking, optimistic, dedicated, and selfless.  A member …

BCPS employee earns prestigious Certified Administrative Professional status

TOWSON, MD—Tara D. Thompson, administrative assistant with the Baltimore County Public Schools executive director of academic programs and options, has earned the prestigious Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) status from the International Association of Administrative Professionals. She is the sixth BCPS professional in the past two years to qualify for the certification. Thompson earned the designation after passing the CAP qualifying exam. …

Schools in Nottingham, Perry Hall, Carney, Rosedale recognized in Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County’s land and waterways are significantly cleaner this year thanks to those who generously volunteered their time for the Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. More than 5,200 student and community volunteers and 63 schools participated in 456 litter cleanups throughout Baltimore County during 2021-2022, making this a record year for the annual challenge. The challenge, …

Maryland State Police Aviation Command personnel recognized for statewide safety efforts

ROSEDALE, MD—Seven members of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command were recognized last week for their heroism and efforts to promote safety by the State Employees Risk Management Administration (SERMA). The three troopers and four civilian pilots were honored during SERMA’s conference on May 27th, which recognized more than a dozen employees from State agencies. Sergeant Brooke Tognocchi and Corporal …

BCPS student artists honored at 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Dozens of awards were presented to Baltimore County Public Schools’ students during a reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition features more than 100 artworks by students across the county. The exhibition remains on display at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Thursday, June 2, 2022. The gallery, located at 1021 Dulaney …

Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce honors 21 BCPS educators and support staff

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce honored 21 Baltimore County Public Schools’ educators and support staff with 2022 Outstanding Educator Awards at a ceremony on May 24. “The outstanding BCPS team members honored by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber exemplify the expertise, dedication, and creativity of staff throughout Baltimore County,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “We greatly …