Maryland Science Center awards two city high school students scholarships


Two Baltimore City high school students have been named recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s annual Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship. Tricia Lalloo and Shawdae Frederick, both students at Digital Harbor High School, were each awarded $1,500 scholarships and a paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center.

Created in 1965, the Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship honors Baltimore City high school students who intend to pursue post-secondary science, technology, engineering or mathematics education at a two or four-year college or university. Recipients are recognized for their academic commitment and achievement in the sciences, outstanding character and perseverance, and financial need.

“Tricia and Shawdae’s strong interest in, and dedication to, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education reflects the values that the Glass Scholarship encourages,” said Van Reiner, President and CEO of the Maryland Science Center. “We are proud to honor them for their achievements and are happy to help in preparing them for future success.”

About the Maryland Science Center
Named one of Parents Magazine‘s Top 10 Science Centers in America, the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore makes science understandable and fun for more than 500,000 visitors a year. The Maryland Science Center inspires, fascinates, motivates and engages children and adults with dozens of interactive exhibits, traveling exhibitions, original presentations in the world-famous Davis Planetarium, larger-than-life movies in the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and hundreds of hands-on programs delivered throughout the state each year.

Source: Maryland Science Center and Himmelrich Public Relations

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