An Albert Einstein High School student took home the grand prize in the Junior Achievement Essay Competition, winning a $20,000 scholarship. Roberto Clemente seventh graders won a STEM competition, and 21 students have been awarded $2,500 scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
This free event will showcase the work of nearly 500 middle school students who will present their solutions to this question: What will you make to protect the planet?
More than 10,000 MCPS students will receive diplomas in commencement ceremonies that will continue through June 8. Send us some of your favorite graduation photos via email, Facebook and Twitter.
The honorees, which included staff, students, parents and community members, were celebrated for their dedication to public education.