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Media Alert: State Superintendent To Visit Frederick, Washington County Blue Ribbon Schools

Dr. Lowery's Tour of Excellence Goes to Western Maryland on April 14

For Immediate Release                      

Contact: Bill Reinhard, 410-767-0486, Darla Strouse (day of event) 410-303-1013

Baltimore, MD (April 10, 2015)

Maryland State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery will visit a pair of the State’s top schools on Tuesday, April 14, as part of her annual Blue Ribbon Tour of Excellence. 

Dr. Lowery will visit two of Maryland’s latest Blue Ribbon Schools: Smithsburg High School in Washington County and Kemptown Elementary in Frederick County.  Both schools have had remarkable histories of high achievement.

WHO:  State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
            Washington County Superintendent Clayton Wilcox (at Smithsburg)
            Frederick County Superintendent Teresa Alban (at Kemptown)
            Washington Board President Donna Brightman (Smithsburg)
            Frederick Board President Brad Young and VP Liz Barrett (Kemptown)
            Maryland Senators Ronald Young, William Folden, and Kathy Afzali (Kemptown)
            Del. David Vogt (Kemptown)
            Smithsburg Principal Michael Chilcutt
            Kemptown Principal Kristen Canning
            Sponsors Becky Edwards (SMART Technologies) and Elaine Freedman
             (Lightspeed Technologies)



                   9:30 a.m.
                   Smithsburg High School, 66 N. Main Street, Smithsburg, MD 21783
                   (301) 766-8337

                   1:40 p.m.
                   Kemptown Elementary School, 3456 Kemptown Church Road, Monrovia, MD 21770


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