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Press Release: State Superintendent To Spotlight Anne Arundel Blue Ribbon School

Dr. Lowery's Tour of Excellence Goes to Severna Park Elementary on June 1

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 28, 2015)

Maryland State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery will celebrate the success of one the State’s top schools on Monday, June 1, as her annual Blue Ribbon Tour of Excellence makes a stop at Severna Park Elementary School in Anne Arundel County. 

Severna Park Elementary is one of six Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools selected earlier this year.  The school has a long history of high achievement, with more than 98 percent of its students hitting proficiency targets on State reading and math assessments.  Established in 1852, the school has benefited from strong community support and a variety of partnerships.

WHO:             State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
                        Anne Arundel Superintendent George Arlotto
                        Anne Arundel Board President Stacy Korbelak
                        Delegate Sid Saab
                        Delegate Tony McConkey
                        Principal R. Lynn Birus

Sponsors Becky Edwards (SMART Technologies), Elaine Freedman (Lightspeed Technologies), Jacquelyn Freburger and Brittany Jones (BGE), Christina Ensley and Susan Brady (Rudolph’s Office and Computer Supply),  Lee Talbot (State Farm) and Gil Aragona (NTA Life).

           9 - 10:30 a.m.
                      Monday, June 1

WHERE:       Severna Park Elementary School
                       6 Riggs Avenue
                       Severna Park, MD  21146
                       (410) 222-6577