Friday, June 2, 2017

BDS GRADUATES ITS FIRST CLASS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 3

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Baltimore Design School Graduates its First Class

All graduating seniors accepted to two- and four-year colleges

WHAT: Baltimore Design School (BDS), Maryland’s only school dedicated to preparing middle and high school students for careers in design, will graduate its first class of seniors on Saturday, June 3. This marks a major milestone for the school, which provides an innovative model in which design and creative problem-solving pervades and informs all aspects of the rigorous curriculum.

Each of the 36 graduating seniors has been accepted to a two- or four-year higher education institution, many with scholarships. BDS graduates will be primed to become designers and architects who see design as a way of living an ethical, productive, and rewarding life.

WHEN:  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Maryland Institute of College Art, Brown Center, Falvey Hall, 1300 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217

WHO:  Speakers will include:

  • Mayor of Baltimore, Catherine Pugh, founder, Baltimore Design School and Chair Emeritus-BDS Board of Trustees
  • Atlanta-based artist D.L. Warfield
  • Baltimore Design School Principal, Zaharah Valentine