Five from WCPS Honored for Gifted and Talented Education
Wicomico Student, Educators Honored Feb. 21 During Maryland Gifted and Talented Education Month
Posted on 02/21/2018

Five representatives of gifted and talented education in Wicomico County Public Schools were honored Feb. 21 at an awards celebration hosted by the Maryland Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education and the Maryland State Department of Education.

Honorees from Wicomico Schools were:

Outstanding Student Accomplishment: Alison Sahler, senior, James M. Bennett High

Outstanding Educator/Teacher as Leader: Laura Black, Grade 4 Magnet teacher, North Salisbury Elementary; Mildred Johnson, Grade 5 Magnet teacher at North Salisbury Elementary; Kristen Briggs, Thinking and Doing (TAD) Program teacher serving students at North Salisbury Elementary, Pemberton Elementary, Pittsville Elementary and Willards Elementary

Outstanding Educator/Gifted and Talented Program Coordinator: Lori Bock, Supervisor of Social Studies, who for many years served as supervisor both for Social Studies and for Gifted and Talented Education

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has proclaimed February as Gifted and Talented Month in the State of Maryland. The reception on Feb. 21 at North County High School in Glen Burnie shone the spotlight on outstanding individual and school representatives of gifted and talented education in Maryland.