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Nominations for Friends of Education Award Accepted Through February 24, 2020

January 14th, 2020

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Friends of Education Award. The award was established by the Howard County Board of Education to recognize and show appreciation to those individuals, businesses, non-profit groups, organizations or associations who have made exemplary contributions to Howard County public education. The award increases awareness of the importance of community involvement to the achievement of the school system’s Strategic Call to Action plan.

Any Howard County resident or non-profit group, organization, association, or business located in or serving Howard County may be nominated for the award. Previous award recipients are not eligible.

The nomination deadline is February 24, 2020. Nominees and recipients will be notified by March 23 and awards will be presented at the April 16 Board of Education meeting.

Nominations can be submitted online or by contacting the Board of Education at 410-313-1584. Find more information about the award at