Perry Hall, Parkville men among 13 new Maryland Natural Resources Police graduates

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police welcomed 13 new officers following graduation of its 63rd Basic Recruit Class on October 14. The ceremony at Sandy Point State Park was the culmination of 36 weeks of training and coursework at the Maryland Police and Corrections facility in Sykesville. Their coursework included Maryland conservation law, criminal procedure, vehicle and traffic […]

10 senior residents of Park View at Rosedale graduate from Baltimore County Department of Aging digital literacy education course

ROSEDALE, MD—Ten senior residents, ranging from 62 to 85 years old, of Enterprise Community Development’s Park View at Rosedale in Baltimore County this week received program certificates marking their graduation from a five-week Computer Essentials course organized by the Baltimore County Department of Aging. The course, which covered the basics of using a personal computer, safely navigating the internet, and […]

Governor Hogan congratulates 23 graduates of Maryland State Police 154th Academy Class [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday delivered remarks and presented diplomas to the 23 graduates of the154th Trooper Candidate Class of the Maryland State Police. The governor was joined for the ceremony by MSP Superintendent Colonel Woodrow “Jerry” Jones. “It has been one of the greatest honors of my time as governor to attend these trooper candidate class graduations and […]

Commencement held for The Maryland School for the Blind Class of 2022

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind held its 169th commencement on June 6, 2022. The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of 19 students from the Class of 2022, who are now proud MSB alumni. The ceremony consisted of the conferring of diplomas, certificates, and awards, with remarks from Dr. Joshua Irzyk, MSB Director of Education, and commencement speaker, Paul Schroeder, […]

Baltimore County Public Schools officials announce 2022 high school graduation details

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials on Thursday announced 2022 high school graduation details. While in-person seating will be limited at upcoming BCPS’ high school graduations, friends, extended family, and community members are invited to witness these milestone events via livestream. More than 7,000 students will graduate from BCPS this spring. All graduations will be held at Towson University’s SECU […]

MDTA Police celebrate 55th recruit class graduation

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police celebrated the state’s newest police officers during a ceremony at MDTA Police Headquarters last week. Members of Recruit Class 55 completed a demanding academy training program that began in August 2021. “Graduation is the culmination of countless hours of commitment from our recruits, instructors and partners,” MDTA Police Chief Col. Kevin M. Anderson said. […]

More than three dozen new troopers prepare for duty following 153rd academy class graduation [VIDEO]

REISTERSTOWN, MD—As state officials and family members looked on, 39 trooper candidates officially joined the ranks during the graduation ceremony for the Maryland State Police 153rd Trooper Candidate Class. Trooper Candidate Class 153 has completed 27 weeks of a residential police training academy, known as one of most intense and comprehensive state police training programs in the country. During six […]

Maryland high school graduation rate shows slight increase in 2020-21 school year

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, the Maryland State Department of Education released data for the 2020-21 school year showing that more Maryland high school students are staying in school and receiving a high school diploma in four years. The four-year cohort graduation rate remained consistent and demonstrates a slight increase compared to the 2019-20 graduation rate. The dropout rate also decreased. Last […]