Heaven Angleberger First Place in Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education annual essay contest
Posted April 21, 2020
Heaven Angleberger from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts won FIRST PLACE in the high school division of the Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education (MCGATE) annual essay contest, “What have Gifted Education Opportunities Meant to Me?”
Heaven’s essay describing her experiences at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in Washington County was selected from entries around the state that were reviewed in multiple rounds by judges, all gifted educators and MCGATE committee members.
The essay contest winners will be formally announced at the May 2 online event “Advocacy 101 - Moving Gifted Education Forward in The Era of The Federal Every Student Succeeds Act” to be held on May 2 from 2:00 – 3:00. They will plan to read a portion of Heaven’s essay at that time
Heaven will receive a first-place prize of $100 and her essay will be featured on the MCGATE website and shared with elected state and U.S. government officials so that they can see firsthand the impact of gifted and talented education on students.
The Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education (MCGATE) is a nonprofit state affiliate
of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). Their mission is to educate about and advocate for the needs of gifted and talented individuals in Maryland. It is their belief that every student should experience the joy of learning something new each day. For more information, please visit our website www.mcgate.org