• Media Advisory: PGCPS Recipient of $25,000 Grant From 21st Century Solutions

    December 11, 2012
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001
    WHO:
    NBCUniversal Foundation
    PGCPS Academy of Health Science Middle College at Prince George’s Community College
    Carolyn M. Boston, Vice-Chair, Prince George’s County Board of Education Member, District 6

    WHAT:
    $25,000 21st Century Solutions Grant Recipient

    WHEN:
    Dec. 12 · 10:30 a.m.

    WHERE:
    NBC4 Studios
    4001 Nebraska Ave. N.W.
    Washington D.C.

    BACKGROUND:
    21st Century Solutions, in partnership with NBC Owned Television Stations, supports high-impact, innovative projects that are effecting change in our local communities. Primary categories include: arts and media; civic engagement; community development; education; environment; jobs and economic empowerment; and technology.
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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.