Seven Students From Seven MCPS Schools Attend Leadership Academy at U.S. Department of Education

Courtesy MCPS

MCPS recently shared that seven of its students from seven different schools attended the High School Girls Policy Leadership Academy, hosted in partnership with Discovery Education, Voice4Equity, the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Initiative for Black Americans.

The students were: Laila Bityeki from Clarksburg; Folashade Epibenu from Seneca Valley; Tracy Espinoza from Watkins Mill; Anusha Krishnan from Poolesville; Abby Mizan from Montgomery Blair; Zaria Naqvi from Winston Churchill, and Angelina Xu from Richard Montgomery.

MCPS students wrote about permissions for students across the nation to carry Narcan as a life-saving tool. They met and worked with student leaders from throughout Maryland and along the East Coast.

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FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you’re an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

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