• Media Advisory: Board of Education Recognizes Excellence

    May 17, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    Office of Communications

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – The Prince George’s County Board of Education will honor more than 100 recipients Thursday at their annual awards ceremony. Students, teachers, alumni and parent volunteers will be recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS).

    The Excellence in Education Foundation for PGCPS, Inc., will present 41 students with scholarship awards totaling $151,000.

    WHAT: 2017 Board of Education Awards Night

    WHEN: Thursday, May 18
    6 p.m.

    WHERE: Martin’s Crosswinds
    7400 Greenway Center Drive

    Greenbelt, MD 20770


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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.