Steve Bisciotti

Ravens give $1.5 million to renovate Renaissance Academy

Ravens give $1.5 million to renovate Renaissance Academy

The Baltimore Ravens football franchise is footing the bill for $1.5 million in renovations at Renaissance Academy High School after owner Steve Bisciotti was moved by stories of students overcoming tough obstacles and the devotion they showed to the school when officials threatened to shut it down.

Baltimore schools officials announced earlier this year that a private donor, whom they declined to name, had come forward with $1 million for Renaissance. The Ravens revealed this week that they were the donors and said they agreed to give an additional $500,000 after getting a better idea of the costs to renovate the school. Ravens executives said they believe revealing the team’s...

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