BCPS to name 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year and Principals of the Year on Wednesday, April 20

What: Baltimore County Public Schools will announce its 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year and both 2016-2017 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year during a gala ceremony to be held Wednesday, April 20. The event will be live-streamed on BCPS-TV at www.bcps.org.

Finalists for the Teacher of the Year award are:

  • Corey Carter of Bel Air, a science teacher at Old Court Middle School
  • Christian Johnson of Essex, a Grade 5 teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School
  • Shannon Johnson of Owings Mills, a S.T.A.T. (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) teacher at Arbutus Middle School
  • Molly LaBricciosa of Fells Point, an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) coordinator and English teacher at Pikesville High School
  • Meaghan O’Reilly of White Marsh, a visual arts teacher at Mays Chapel Elementary School
  • Ryan Twentey of Bel Air, a visual arts teacher at Parkville High School

Finalists for the Principal of the Year award are:


  • Kevin Connelly of Bel Air, principal of Villa Cresta Elementary School
  • Missy Fanshaw of Glyndon, principal of Rodgers Forge Elementary School
  • Lois Stokes of Owings Mills, principal of Randallstown Elementary School


  • Harvey Chambers of Owings Mills, principal of Windsor Mill Middle School
  • Marquis Dwarte of Towson, principal of Overlea High School
  • Sandra Reid of Towson, principal of Pikesville High School

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, from 5:307 p.m.      

Where: George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, 938 York Road Towson, MD 21204