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Last modified: 12/14/2012 8:05:19 AM
Media Advisory

County Leaders to Recognize 8th Grade Student for Heroic Actions
December 14, 2012
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:
Taji Lee, his mother Karen Lee, Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Alvin L. Crawley, Board of Education Member Patricia Eubanks, firefighter/paramedics, students, teachers and staff.
WHAT:
  Award Ceremony for 8th Grade Student
WHEN:
Friday, December 14, 2012, 9:30 am
WHERE:
 Thomas Johnson Middle School, 5401 Barker Place, Lanham, MD
BACKGROUND:

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About PGCPS: Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is one on the nation’s 25 largest school districts, with 208 schools and centers, more than 127,000 students, and nearly 22,800 employees. With an annual budget of $1.79 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban, and rural communities. PGCPS offers a wide variety of innovative academic programs, including language immersion, high school career academies, and dual enrollment. Its location just outside of Washington, D.C. enables the district to partner with higher education and local and national agencies and businesses to provide unique learning opportunities for students.