Business, Education, Events

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. …


Education, Politics

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 …


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 …

Maryland Department of Health launches Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit, MD Young Minds program

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health this week announced the launch of a new Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit and MD Young Minds, two new resources designed to support teens and adolescents who may be struggling with mental health issues. MDH’s Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) developed the new resources to help Maryland youth find mental health support. “Engaging directly with young …