Awards & Recognition


Harford County Chamber of Commerce
Harford Award Recipient


Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award

The Daily Record named Harford County Education Foundation Founder and President, Deb Merlock, with the Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award.  The award recognizes outstanding achievement by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership, and mentoring.


Governor’s Citation
Governor of the State of Maryland, Martin O’Malley

A special tribute to honor the importance of quality education and in appreciation of the Foundation’s efforts to strive to make dreams into realities by providing students and their families the tools and resources necessary to support student achievement and achieve post secondary success in college, work and life.


County Executive of Harford County, David R. Craig

Commending Foundation’s five years of service to the families, schools and community in the Greater Edgewood Area.

Certificate of Recognition
Harford County Public Schools and Board of Education of Harford County

Commending the Foundation for working in partnership with the school system, businesses, and the community to provide five years of support and resources to the Edgewood area families and schools.


Certificate of Recognition
United States Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

For tireless efforts in support of the schools and the community of Edgewood which have helped boost student achievement and foster community pride in local neighborhoods.


Certificate of Recognition
County Executive David Craig and Human Relations Commission

For service helping neighbors, neighborhoods and strengthening our community.

Certificate of Appreciation
Governor of the State of Maryland, Robert Ehrlich, Jr.

Appreciation of efforts to ensure the vitality of the community.

Certificate of Recognition
The Honorable C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

With appreciation for service and achievement

County Executive of Harford County, David R. Craig

Commend the foundation for our dedication and community leadership in building partnerships, instilling pride, securing educational opportunities and achieving dreams for the students of the Edgewood area schools.

Upcoming Events

all-day Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive
Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive
Jul 15 – Sep 20 all-day
Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive
There are many ways you can help all children access the tools they need to succeed. Click here to learn more. Host a school supply collection drive. Drop off your donated school supplies at partner locations. Donate through our virtual school supply lists. Donate monetarily and we will purchase supplies...  Read More >