As described by the Baltimore Sun, six public schools and three Catholic schools in Maryland were named National Blue Ribbon Schools, a designation given to the most successful schools in the country. As reported,
The public schools honored this year included Western School of Technology and Environmental Science, a magnet school in Baltimore County, and Linthicum Elementary School in Anne Arundel County. . . Other Maryland schools to receive the Blue Ribbon honor are: Frost Elementary in Allegany County, Northern Garrett High in Garrett County, Cashell Elementary in Montgomery County and Robert Goddard French Immersion Elementary/Middle in Prince George’s County.
Dr. Janet Wilson, Superintendent of Garrett County Schools shared her reaction to the announcement of Northern High School’s Blue Ribbon in a Garrett County news release,
“I am delighted that Northern Garrett High School students, staff and supportive community are being recognized nationally as one of the top high schools. I am proud of their commitment and dedication which is demonstrated every day in every way to encourage excellence.”