Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published November 08, 2013

Media Advisory: Howard County Students Recognized as a Maryland Masters Award Recipients

Howard County Students Recognized as a Maryland


Masters Award Recipients


- Award Presentation to Honor Three Young, Talented Artists -



WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

                        Students Jayden Kelly, Sarah Cooper and Kaitlynn Motley

                        Howard County Public School officials, staff and parents

                        State and local elected officials



WHAT:           Comptroller Franchot will present Maryland Masters Awards to Howard County Public School students Jayden Kelly, a second grader at Rockburn Elementary School for his pencil drawing, “Talking about Lines”; Sarah Cooper, an eighth grader at Glenwood Middle School for her production print, “Macaws”; and Kaitlynn Motley, a senior at Howard High School in Ellicott City for her acrylic self-portrait. The award recognizes youth who have displayed extraordinary artistic skills and vision for Maryland’s future. The award program was initiated to celebrate students’ achievements through the arts and to showcase artwork of students from Kindergarten to 12th grade for two months in the Comptroller’s Office in Annapolis. The Howard County students’ art also will join a collection of original paintings by one of the Comptroller’s favorite artists, Herman Maril. An American modernist, Maril was born in Baltimore and served as a professor at the University of Maryland for more than 30 years.



WHEN            Wednesday, November 13, 2013

                        10:30 a.m.



WHERE:        Rockburn Elementary School-Media Center

                        6145 Montgomery Road

                        Elkridge, MD 21075



CONTACT:    Barbara Sauers 410-260-7438 (office), 410-212-9414 (cell)