September 14, 2020
For Immediate Release
Office of Communications
Marites Melad, Benjamin Tasker Middle School; Debra Perhach, Talented and Gifted (TAG) Coordinator; and Wendy Walton, Capitol Heights Elementary, earned Maryland Educators of Gifted Students 2020 MEGGY Awards for exemplary commitment and contribution to talented and gifted education.
Melad and Walton were recognized in the Outstanding Educator in the Field of Gifted and Talented Education category. Perhach was honored in the Providing Learning Environments that include Opportunities for Students to Demonstrate Academic and/or Creative Talent category. All three educators will be acknowledged for their accomplishments at the annual Maryland State Conference on Gifted and Talented Education next month.
The Maryland Educators of Gifted Students is an affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children.