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Baltimore City High School Students
Awarded Maryland Science Center’s Glass Scholarships
College Scholarship Honors Achievement in Science
BALTIMORE— June 2014—Two Baltimore City high school students have been named recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s annual Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship. Anastasia Alvarez-Johnson, a senior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, and Pivot Zotamou, a senior at Digital Harbor High School, were each awarded $1,500 college scholarships and a paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center. Anastasia will attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the fall and Pivot will be a freshman at Loyola University Maryland.
Created in 1965, the Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship honors Baltimore City high school students who intend to pursue post-secondary science, technology, engineering or mathematics education at a two or four-year college or university. Recipients are recognized for their academic commitment and achievement in the sciences, outstanding character and perseverance, and financial need.
“Anastasia’s and Pivot’s outstanding achievements in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education are exactly what the Glass Scholarship aims to reward,“ said Van Reiner, President and CEO of the Maryland Science Center. “We are proud to honor them for their success and are happy to help in their preparation for a bright future.”
About the Maryland Science Center
Named one of Parents Magazine’s Top 10 Science Centers in America, the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore makes science understandable and fun for more than 500,000 visitors a year. The Maryland Science Center inspires, fascinates, motivates and engages children and adults with dozens of interactive exhibits, traveling exhibitions, original presentations in the world-famous Davis Planetarium, larger-than-life movies in the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and hundreds of hands-on programs delivered throughout the state each year. For more information, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org.