Three MCPS Students Win ‘Women Making History’ Awards

Three MCPS students are among 32 women who will be recognized with 2023 Women Making History Awards from the Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery Women. They will be recognized at the Women Making History Celebration and panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. on March 16 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The students are: Shrusti Amula, 9th grader at Richard Montgomery High School; Shairee Arora, 10th grader at Richard Montgomery; Lumina Zhang, 8th grader at Herbert Hoover Middle School.

The awards are given in recognition of outstanding women in Montgomery County who are making significant contributions to their vocations and to the community. Nominations were submitted by peers based on criteria such as unselfish leadership, hard work in their field, exceptional leadership in civic activities, developing or supporting programs resulting in positive social action and inspiring others. More information and the full list of honorees is available here.

Courtesy of MCPS

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