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Seeking Friends of Education Nominations by Feb. 6, 2023

December 20th, 2022

Nomination Deadline: February 6, 2023

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Friends of Education Award. The award was established by the Howard County Board of Education to recognize and show appreciation for truly exemplary support for our students and schools and to increase awareness of the importance of community involvement to the achievement of the school system’s Strategic Call to Action (SCTA) plan. The award recognizes individuals, businesses, non-profit groups, organizations, or associations who have made significant innovative or unique volunteer contributions,

Any Howard County resident or non-profit group, organization, association, or business located in or serving Howard County who has not been a recipient within the last ten (10) years may be nominated for the award.

The 2023 nomination deadline is February 6, 2023. Nominees and recipients will be notified by March 6, 2023, and awards will be presented during the April 13, 2023, Board of Education meeting.

Nomination applications are available online or by contacting the Board of Education at 410-313-1584. For more information, visit the Friends of Education website at