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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

138 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifnalists in the 2020 competition Tuesday. 138 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Richard Montgomery (39), Montgomery Blair (36), […]

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May 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Can you believe it’s the middle of the week already? Today is Wednesday, May 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. High School Graduation Season: Students are moving onto their next chapter! Today students from Wootton High and Sherwood High are graduating from DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. MCPS […]

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May 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Twenty-eight MCPS Students Honored for Outstanding Achievement, Leadership

The Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE) honored 28 graduating seniors recently at a ceremony at Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. The annual MCABSE Distinguished Scholars and Community Leaders Awards Ceremony recognizes African American high school students for their academic and community service achievements. Each student received a scholarship check, certificate of […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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May 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Twenty-One MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been awarded National Merit $2,500 Scholarships financed by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The students are among 51 high school seniors in Maryland to be selected in the latest group of National Merit Scholarship Program recipients. The scholars were selected from a pool of more than 15,000 […]

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May 28, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Fourteen MCPS Students in New Round of National Merit Scholarships

Fourteen Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned college- and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up […]

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May 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

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14 MCPS Schools on the U.S. News ‘Best High Schools’ List

Fourteen Montgomery County Public High Schools made it on the 2015 Best High Schools list, published by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday. Eleven MCPS high schools received a gold medal for being among the top 500 schools in the nation and three received a silver medal for being among the top 2,527, according to […]

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October 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Sixteen MCPS Students Named Semifinalists in Siemens Competition

Sixteen Montgomery County Public Schools students have been named semifinalists in the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology and three of those students have been selected as regional finalists. Hyunsoo Chung of Richard Montgomery High School, Matthew Yu of Montgomery Blair High School and Molly Zhang of Richard Montgomery High School were named […]

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September 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

Photo of Richard Montgomery High School

Thirteen MCPS High Schools Have National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Montgomery County Public Schools has 133 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year coming from 13 of the county’s high schools. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The MCPS semifinalists come from 13 high schools: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Montgomery […]

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