Media Advisory: County Leaders to Recognize 8th Grade Student for Heroic Actions

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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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 129,000 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.