Business, Education

Hereford High School graduating senior named 2023 Baltimore County Young Woman of the Year

TOWSON, MD–Samantha Warfel, a graduating senior at Hereford High School, has been named Baltimore County’s Young Woman of the Year by the Baltimore County Commission for Women. Annually, the commission selects a “Woman of the Year,” “Young Woman of the Year,” and “Woman Making a Difference.” Warfel and the other two award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on …


Education, Events, Family, Sports

BCPS student leaders to host 5K Walk, Community Fair in honor of former staff advisor

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Student Councils and Baltimore County Junior Councils will co-host the Nora Murray Memorial Walk, a 5K walk and community fair to support FINISH Sarcoma (a rare cancer). The event is being held in memory of Catherine “Nora” Murray, the former coordinator of BCPS student leadership programs and a co-founder of FINISH Sarcoma. The event will be held …


Five BCPS students to be honored in inaugural ’18 Under 18′ awards program for outstanding youth

TOWSON, MD—Five Baltimore County Public Schools students are among the “18 Under 18” students to be honored by Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, in partnership with Baltimore magazine. The inaugural award program is designed to highlight youth, ages 5 to 18, from Anne Arundel, Carroll, Baltimore, and Harford counties and Baltimore City, who are future leaders, change makers, and innovators. …

Eastern Tech senior to participate in the 61st annual United States Senate Program

ESSEX, MD—Maja Durkovic, a Grade 12 student at Eastern Technical High School and president of the Maryland Association of Student Councils, has been selected as one of two Maryland students to participate in the 61st annual United States Senate Youth Program. Designed as an educational experience for student leaders interested in public service careers, the program will be held in …

Perry Hall High School senior sworn in as 2022-2023 student member of Board of Education

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A rising senior at Perry Hall High School has been sworn in as the 2022-2023 student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Roah Hassan received 54.98 percent of the record number of votes that were cast by students back in March. Hassan is president of the Perry Hall Class of 2023 Senate. At her school, she …

Eastern Tech, Perry Hall Middle students to be sworn in as Maryland Association of Student Councils president, 2nd vice president

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maya Durkovic, a Grade 11 student at Eastern Technical High School, and David Arowolo, a Grade 7 student at Perry Hall Middle School, will be sworn in as president and 2nd vice president respectively of the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC) during its May 21 executive board meeting. “We are so proud of Maya and David for being …

BCPS students select Perry Hall junior Roah Hassan as Student Member of the Board for 2022-2023

TOWSON, MD—Middle and high school students from across Baltimore County have selected Perry Hall High School junior Roah Hassan to serve as the student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County (SMOB) for the 2022-2023 school year. Hassan’s one-year term begins July 1, 2022. A record number of 13,169 students cast online ballots on Thursday, March 17th. The …

Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission named for 2021-2025 term

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission has been named for the 2021-2025 term. The 19 commission members serve four-year terms and are chosen to “reflect the rich cultural, geographic, ethnic, and racial diversity of Baltimore County.” In accordance with the Maryland Educational Code, eight members — one from each legislative district — are appointed by the governor, in …