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Friends of Education Award

The Friends of Education Award was established by the Board of Education to recognize individuals, businesses, or organizations making innovative or unique contributions that directly support the school system’s mission of excellence in teaching and learning. Any Howard County resident or group, organization, or business located in or serving Howard County may be nominated for the award.

Who Does The Award Recognize?

The Friends of Education Award recognizes an individual, business, or organization for an innovative or unique contribution that:

2018 Award Recipient

The nomination period for the 2018 award has closed. Nominees and recipients will be notified by March 16, and awards will be presented at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday, April 10.

2017 Award Recipient

Giant Food

Giant Food has provided more than 25 Thanksgiving meals to PVMS families for the last four years. The company provided almost 600 boxes of organic, nonperishable foods to schools in the OMMS cluster. Giant also supports students who eat 1–2 meals at school with meals over extended school breaks. Read more →

Giant Food management team with PVMS and OMMS administration

View previous award recipients