African American students

April 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Applications for Distinguished African American Scholar Awards Close April 16

The Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE), a non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success of children of African descent, is accepting applications for its Distinguished African American Scholar Awards. MCABSE are looking for students in Montgomery County “committed to leadership in their high schools and communities; passionate and committed to their […]

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June 9, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery College to Host Virtual Race-Based Trauma Event

Montgomery College will host a virtual event, “Race-Based Trauma and Its Impact on Student College Persistence,” on Wednesday, June 10 from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Throughout the event, students will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion with one another. The conversation will be led by African American students who will discuss their […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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March 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

African American Student Success (Video)

Community leaders, including Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr and Board of Education member Christopher Barclay, recently met with nearly 200 parents and students to discuss important issues facing MCPS’s African American students. The Community Dialogue on the Academic Success of the African American Student focused on efforts to narrow the achievement gap for African […]

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