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Press Release: State Superintendent To Spotlight Baltimore County Blue Ribbon School Dr. Lowery's Tour of Excellence Goes to Pine Grove Elementary on May 27

Dr. Lowery's Tour of Excellence Goes to Pine Grove Elementary on May 27

For Immediate Release                                              

Contacts: Bill Reinhard, 410-767-0486
Darla Strouse, Director of Blue Ribbon Program (day of event), 410-303-1013

Baltimore, MD (May 26, 2015)

Maryland State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery will celebrate the success of one the State’s top schools on Tuesday, as her annual Blue Ribbon Tour of Excellence makes a stop at Pine Grove Elementary School in Baltimore County. 

Pine Grove Elementary is one of six Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools selected earlier this year.  The school has a strong history of academic achievement, with more than 95 percent of its students hitting proficiency targets on State assessments with no gap in achievement among racial subgroups.

WHO:             State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
                       Baltimore County School Board President David Uhlfelder
                       Sen. Kathy Clausmeier
                       Delegate Susan Aumann
                       Delegate Chris West
                       Assistant Baltimore County Superintendent Jane Lichter
                       Principal Jean Wilson

Sponsors Tammy Blazenyak (Carson Scholars Fund), Elaine Freedman and Merri Bragg (Lightspeed Technologies), Becky Edwards (SMART Technologies), Gil Aragona (NTA Life), and Mary Pat Shortt (Rudolph’s Office and Computer Supply).

WHEN           9:30 - 11 a.m.
                      Wednesday, May 27

WHERE:       Pine Grove Elementary School
                      2701 Summit Avenue
                      Baltimore, MD  21234
                      (410) 887-5267