MSDE’s Fast Track Application, Family Portal create simple process for families to receive Child Care Scholarship

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education has announced significant changes to the Child Care Scholarship program to expedite the application process for eligible families with the addition of the Fast Track Application process and the Family Portal. “Early childhood education provides our kids with the critical foundation they need to learn, grow, dream, and achieve,” says Governor Wes Moore. […]

Dulaney High School senior earns National Merit College Scholarship

TOWSON, MD–Dulaney High School senior Alexis C. Russell is among the 3,000 distinguished high school seniors from across the nation who have earned a National Merit College Scholarship. The College Scholarship awards, which are financed by U.S. colleges and universities, provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. […]

Catonsville, Parkville high school students honored with Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Awards and Scholarships

TOWSON, MD—Hallie Shepard of Catonsville High School and Carter Sparwasser of Parkville High School have been named winners of the 36th annual Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship prizes. Presented by the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Office of Athletics, the prestigious honors were awarded during a ceremony on May 24 at BCPS administrative offices. “Throughout high school, Hallie and […]

Six graduating BCPS seniors recognized with Allied Sports scholarships

TOWSON, MD—Six graduating seniors from across the county were honored with Allied Sports scholarships during an awards ceremony at Baltimore County Public Schools headquarters on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. The BCPS Allied Sports program, which began in the 1994-1995 school year, is an inclusive program that provides students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in interscholastic sports alongside their […]

White Marsh Rec Council names 2023 Bryan Thomas Palmer Scholarship recipients

WHITE MARSH, MD—On Wednesday evening, the White Marsh Recreation Council presented four high school seniors with the 18th annual Bryan Thomas Palmer Scholarship. Each year, the WMRC awards scholarships to high school seniors who have volunteered their time. The Bryan Thomas Palmer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to qualified seniors through a competitive application process. The Bryan Palmer Foundation also contributes […]

Towson High School senior earns $2,500 National Merit Scholarship

TOWSON, MD—Towson High School senior Max Kumar Abubucker is among the 2,500 distinguished high school seniors from across the nation who have earned $2,500 National Merit® Scholarships. The scholarship recipients were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Abubucker, who lives in Towson, plans a career in law. National Merit $2500 […]

Governor Moore announces more than $100 million in state scholarships, grants for higher education

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Wednesday announced more than $100 million in state scholarships and grants for higher education. Through the Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Program of Educational Excellence Awards, the Maryland Higher Education Commission will help more than 43,000 students attend Maryland postsecondary institutions during the 2023-2024 school year. “Enhancing access to higher education is especially critical for students […]

CCBC alum, renowned choreographer donates $10,000 to establish dance scholarship

ROSEDALE, MD—A local university has received a very generous gift. Community College of Baltimore County alumnus and renowned choreographer Peter Pucci recently presented the CCBC Foundation with a $10,000 donation. The funds will be used to establish the Carole Drake Cascio Dance Scholarship. Cascio was the founding program director for the CCBC Dance Company. Two newly renovated dance studios at […]