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County Executive Olszewski announces inaugural ‘Community Heroes’ award winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced the awardees of Baltimore County’s inaugural Community Heroes Awards, recognizing seven individuals from across the County who have made significant and meaningful contributions to their communities. “At the center of Baltimore County’s network of strong, vibrant communities are dedicated individuals who commit their free time to advocating for their neighbors and …


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Maryland School for the Blind, MSDE to host the 13th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind and the Maryland State Department of Education will host the 13th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge on Saturday, February 4, 2023 on the campus of MSB located at 3501 Taylor Avenue in Baltimore (21236). The event will be held in person this year after being held virtually for the past two years due …


Student from Perry Hall to compete in National Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—Sujan Dhakal of Perry Hall has been selected as a finalist for the 2022 Braille Challenge by the Braille Institute. An 11th grader at Eastern Technical High School, Dhakal will compete at the national finals on June 24 and 25 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Celebrating more than 100 years of eliminating barriers for the …

Nottingham student qualifies for National Braille Challenge

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 2021 National Braille Challenge finalists have been announced, and a student from Nottingham is among the top 50 qualifiers in the nation. Eniolaoluwa Osunkoya will be competing in the national competition later this month. The Braille Challenge®, a program of the Braille Institute, is the only academic competition for blind or visually impaired students in the United States …

Two Nottingham students take home awards in the 2021 Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—Blind and visually impaired students from across Maryland and the surrounding region competed in the 12th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge on February 6th. The event and subsequent award ceremony, hosted by the Maryland School for the Blind and the Maryland State Department of Education, were held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the winners recently …

Maryland School for the Blind to virtually host 12th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind and the Maryland State Department of Education will host the 12th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually this year. The Braille Challenge®, a program of the Braille Institute, is the only academic competition for blind or visually impaired …

Nottingham youths win Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

Blind and visually impaired students from across Maryland and the surrounding region met at the Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) in Baltimore on Saturday, February 9, test their braille skills in the Maryland Regional Braille Challenge. The Braille Challenge®, a program of the Braille Institute, is the only academic competition for blind students in the United States and Canada.This …