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Abigail Adams
Students blend science, art at Montpelier exhibit
Students blend science, art at Montpelier exhibit

Assembling a showcase of more than 20 student sketches, drawings and paintings has proven a fruitful experience for the educators at Montpelier Mansion and for students from Chesapeake Math and IT Academy, located just two miles from the museum in West Laurel. CMIT's annual student art exhibit — currently on display through Feb. 20 in the circa-1780 house museum's central passageway — is appearing in Laurel for the first time. A Prince George's County Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics public charter school operated by the Chesapeake Lighthouse Foundation, the new academy opened in 2011. CMIT Academy is modeled after its award-winning sister...