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Carver Center senior one of 50 students to be featured in College Board’s Advanced Placement Art and Design Exhibit

TOWSON, MD—Vivian Orta, a Grade 12 student at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, is one of 50 student artists featured in the College Board’s 2023 Advanced Placement Art and Design Exhibit. Orta’s work, a sculpture titled “Reach,” was selected from the more than 62,000 portfolios submitted by domestic and international students for the Advanced Placement …


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3 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Three Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Max Kumar Abubucker, Towson High School Noah W. Duncan, Eastern Technical High School Alexis C. Russell, Dulaney High School “Congratulations to Max Kumar Abubucker, Noah Duncan, and Alexis Russell for …


Rosedale student named to 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars

ROSEDALE, MD—U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona this week announced the 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields. A Baltimore County student who lives in Rosedale made the list. “The 2021 Presidential Scholars represent extraordinary achievements for our extraordinary times,” said U.S. …

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 …

December 5 SAT exam to be administered at 10 BCPS high schools

TOWSON, MD—The College Board’s SAT exam will be offered at 10 Baltimore County Public Schools high schools as National Administration Test Sites on Saturday, December 5, 2020. BCPS is opening facilities at the following schools for the weekend SAT: Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Ave., 21228 Eastern Technical High School, 1100 Mace Ave., 21221 Hereford High School, 17301 York Rd., …

21 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twenty-one Baltimore County Public Schools students from nine high schools have been named semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Catonsville High School Nikitha C. Mupparaju Sean O. Nowak Dulaney High School Serena Chen Grace Cong Kristine C. Xie Steven H. Zhang Eastern Technical High School …

Eastern Tech mathematics chair named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator

ESSEX, MD—Stacy Barry, a resource teacher in the BCPS Office of Innovation and Digital Safety, has been named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Leader Using Technology by the Maryland Society for Education Technology (MSET), and Kimberly Burton-Regulski, mathematics department chair at Eastern Technical High School, has been named that group’s 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator. Both women will be honored at MSET’s Common …

Another high mark for Maryland students on Advanced Placement success

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland student success on the Advanced Placement remains steady, while high participation rates on the rigorous tests continue. According to a report released by the College Board, 31.5 percent of the Maryland Class of 2019 earned a score of 3 or higher on at least one AP exam while in high school. This rate is well above the nationwide …