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June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

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June 7, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go to musical artist is after a tough day at […]

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June 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Actor/Comedian and Magruder Graduate Jason Kravits

You may not know his name but chances are you know the face and have seen him on TV over the last several years. Jason Kravits has had roles on many prominent shows like Friends, Curb Your Enthusiam, The Practice, Law and Order, Everybody Loves Raymond, 30 Rock, Blue Bloods and many more. He grew […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous Takes on the County’s Most Famous Landmark

It’s a building that Washingtonians see every day while driving on the Beltway: the Mormon Temple (actually called the Washington D.C. Temple). Most have never been inside so there’s a mystery attached to it. On this week’s MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff, we try to pull back the curtain and demystify some of the […]

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May 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: In Living Color’s Tommy Davidson Relishes Coming Home

Tommy Davidson burst onto the comedy scene in 1990 as part of an ensemble cast which included Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey and the Wayans family in the groundbreaking TV show, In Living Color.  That was eight years after graduating from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Davidson still relishes his days in Montgomery County and his five […]

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