Evening of Excellence

Previous Events

Learn about some of our previous events.

Evening of Excellence 2024

Evening of Excellence

  Strathmore Music Center
5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation presents the Evening of Excellence celebrating the 2024 scholarship and award recipients.

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Champions for Children

  BlackRock Center for the Arts
12901 Town Commons Drive
Germantown, MD 20874

Montgomery County Public Schools presents the Champions for Children Awards Celebration.

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Evening of Excellence

  Strathmore Music Center
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation presents the Evening of Excellence Scholarship Awards Celebration.

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Student Golf FORE'EM

Let's Play!
 Golf FORE'EM: 10:00 AM;
Topgolf, 20101 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD 20874
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Docca Through the Decades
Retirement Celebration

 Program begins: 6:00 PM
  USG Ballroom II, The Universities at Shady Grove
9630 Gudelsky Way, Rockville, MD 20850

Friends are honoring Judy's over half a century of service to Montgomery County Public Schools students and families with a celebration. Proceeds will support the creation of a scholarship fund in her name.

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Superintendent's Breakfast

Doors open: 7:00 AM; Program: 7:30 AM
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel 
5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, MD 20852

This annual event brings students together with professors and professionals in STEM careers.  The highlight of the gathering is an on-stage interview of a STEM Organization CEO, followed by a Q &A with high school students in attendance.

MCPS Superintendent of Schools Jack R. Smith, Ph.D., will interview Mr. David M. Velazquez, president and ceo, Pepco Holdings, An Exelon Company.

You will want to reserve your seat right way.

David Velazquez











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2018 Decennial Gala

Doors open: 7:15 PM, Program begins: 8:00 PM  Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

County Executive Marc Elrich, Superintendent of Schools Jack R. Smith, Foundation Executive Director greeted friends and benefactors at a celebration honoring those who have helped to shape the Educational Foundation over its three decades of service.

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2018 Superintendent's Breakfast

 Doors open: 7:30 AM, Program begins: 8:00 AM  North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Superintendent Jack R. Smith and Social and Scientific Systems President Kevin Beverly anchored the third annual Breakfast with the Superintendent event. The event series focuses on STEM careers in academia and industry.

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Special Screening: Joe's Violin

5:00 PM   Bethesda, MD


2017 Academy Award® Nominee 
for Documentary Short Subject
Directed and Produced By Kahane Cooperman

Produced by Raphaela Neihausen

In this award-winning short documentary
film Joe’s Violin, a donated musical instrument
forges an improbable friendship between
91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold
and 12-year-old Bronx school girl Brianna Perez,
showing how the power of music can bring light
in the darkest of times and how a small act can
have a great impact.

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