Marsye Kaplan,

of Owings Mills, acting supervisor of related services in Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Special Education, was named 2012 Outstanding Technology Leader in Education by the Maryland Society for Educational Technology. The award was presented at the organization's Common Ground 2012 conference at the Baltimore Convention Center April 19-20. A video produced by MPT for the conference can be viewed at http://www.thinkport.org/Technology/spotlight.tp.


James Matzke


Lia Penn

, of Reisterstown, and

Chloe Warnick

, of Glyndon, were named to the Villanova University dean's list. Villanova University is in Villanova, Pa.

Air Force Airman Brandon M. Fleming

graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Fleming is the son of Latonya Brooks of Longhill Road, and Michael Fleming of Dumbarton Avenue, Baltimore. He is a 2009 graduate of Woodlawn High School.

Katelin Hatfield


Lauren Kasoff


and Mikel Wilner

, of Owings Mills; and


David Phillips

, of Reisterstown, were named to the dean's list at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va.

Mary Ches

, a mathematics, science, and social studies teacher at New Town Elementary School in Owings Mills was one of five finalists honored at the recent ceremony to name Baltimore County's Teacher of the Year: Angela Rountree, a 22-year educator who teaches art at Ridgely Middle School in Lutherville.