2013 Business Partners of the Year

  • Under 50 Employees

    Dayspring Presbyterian Church, Nominated by Hilltop Elementary School

    After learning about the large population of non-English speaking families at the Hilltop Elementary School, Dayspring initiated a program to teach conversational English to family members and other members of the community. In addition to this popular program, they provide child care for the students, and financial assistance for text books. They provide the program free of chard to the students. This program creates a stronger school-family partnership which results in greater academic success.


    Over 50 Employees

    Under Armour, Nominated by Severna Park High School

    Jody Giles has been a driving force in the development of Severna Park high School's Signature Program, "Business, Innovation, and Leadership." Jody delivered a dynamic keynote address which spoke of creating an environment that breeds innovation and leadership setting the stage for an amazing partnership with Under Armour. Jody also developed a new Signature Explorations I course. He spent nine months working with ICST developing the course objectives, seven modules, and content for the course. In addition, he actively participated in monthly meetings, presented the Signature Program to two thousand students, and provided a field trip for teachers. 

2013 Business Partners of the Year Nominees

    • Ci Ci's Pizza, Nominated by Marley Middle School
    • International Management and Capacity Development, Nominated by Arundel High School
    • Middleton & Meads Co., Inc., Nominated by Center of Applied Technology North
    • SW Complete, Nominated by Chesapeake High School
    • Walnut Hill Landscape Company, Nominated by Windsor Farm Elementary School
    • Booz Allen Hamilton, Nominated by Arundel High School
    • Chick-fil-A, Glen Burnie Towne Center, Nominated by Lindale Middle School
    • Dave and Buster's, Nominated by Freetown Elementary School
    • Outback Steakhouse, Glen Burnie, Nominated by North County High School
    • PowerBar Team Elite, Nominated by Northeast High School