University of Maryland, Baltimore

Ravens-funded renovations to Renaissance Academy unveiled

Ravens-funded renovations to Renaissance Academy unveiled

Several Baltimore Ravens were on hand at the Renaissance Academy on Monday morning to help unveil $1.5 million in renovations that the team funded after learning of plans to close the West Baltimore school.

Showing off the renovations were Ravens President Dick Cass, tight end Benjamin Watson and former safety Ed Reed along with Mayor Catherine Pugh, schools CEO Sonja Santelises and University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman.

The renovations include an updated science and arts room; a large student common area to allow classmates to study and socialize; a new food pantry and laundry room for students in need; and an increase in...

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