The Daily Record Names Superintendent Dance One of Its 2016 Influential Marylanders

TOWSON – The Daily Record selected Dr. S. Dallas Dance, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, to receive one of its 2016 Influential Marylander awards.

Fifty-one Influential Marylanders were selected by the editors of The Daily Record for their significant contributions to their respective fields and for their leadership in Maryland in the following areas: civic leadership, communications, education, finance, freestyle, general business, health care, law, philanthropy, real estate and technology.

In addition to Dance, others recognized in the education category are: Sheila Bair, president, Washington College; Douglas L. Becker, chairman & CEO, Laureate Education Inc.; Robert L. Caret, chancellor, University System of Maryland; Wes Moore, CEO, BridgeEdu; and Dr. David Wilson, president, Morgan State University.

“This year’s Influential Marylanders are at the pinnacle of their chosen professions. They’re actively engaged in the community, and they mentor other leaders as well,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “They work hard to spark innovation and progress and meet a variety of challenges in Maryland and beyond. They are, quite simply, inspirational.”

The 2016 Influential Marylanders awards will be presented March 17 at a reception and dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Grand Lodge of Maryland, 304 International Circle in Cockeysville. Winners will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the March 18 issue of The Daily Record and available online at

Sponsors of The Daily Record’s 2016 Influential Marylanders awards include Presenting Sponsor Stevenson University and Table Sponsors Epsilon Registration and VPC, Inc.

For a complete list of 2016 Influential Marylanders and more information about sponsorships and tickets for awardsceremony, visit