Elephants and Unsung Heroes

My late mother, a high school English teacher with a can-do attitude, had a corny joke she often told to inspire students to tackle large, ambitious projects. “How do you eat an elephant?” she would ask with a raised eyebrow. She’d pause dramatically before declaring, “One bite at a time!”

Students Honor Scholars Faculty and Staff

College Park Scholars hosted the sixth annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Awards ceremony on April 29 in the Cambridge Community Center. Organized by the Student Advisory Board, this event honored five Scholars faculty and staff members.

All nominations were made by students during an open call, and awardees were selected by a committee of SAB members.

“The Juggler” Award: Jessica Krenek

ETE Explores Great Falls, Cleans Potomac River Watershed

Environment, Technology and Economy Scholars assisted with the 28th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup on April 16.

Twenty ETE Scholars joined the cleanup, the largest event of its kind, to help pick up trash on the trails while hiking along the Billy Goat Trail in Great Falls Park.