The Maryland Center for Character Education at Stevenson University, in partnership with the Maryland State Department of Education, recognized seven Carroll County schools in its 2017 awards program.
The awards program recognizes schools and school systems that demonstrate an outstanding character education initiative yielding positive results in student behavior, school climate and academic performance, according to a news release from Carroll County Public Schools. The schools are selected by their county superintendent and/or their character education coordinator.
The following schools received School of the Year Awards:
- Elmer Wolfe Elementary School
- Francis Scott Key High School
- Mechanicsville Elementary School
- Mount Airy Elementary School
- Oklahoma Road Middle School
- Piney Ridge Elementary School
- West Middle School
Original Carroll County Times article by Emily Chappell: Character Education Article