15 Year Anniversary Celebration and Awards Night

Passion for Learning (P4L) is celebrating 15 years of helping more than 1600 students strive and succeed in school and start their path to college and careers.


Please join us for a "Star-Studded" evening of "Achievements, Accolades and Awards"


When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center at

7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20910

What: Opening reception with guests, students, family members and honorees. Student-led program in the auditorium featuring our student-produced anniversary video, sponsors recognition and awards ceremony for our Community Advocate Star, Educator Star and Four Rising Star Students.

Purchase tickets here at $75/each

See our Sponsorship package here 

or contact Cynthia Rubenstein, Executive Director at c.rubenstein@p4learning.org or 301-589-1725.  
(Sponsorships are due by October 10, 2019.)


Our Honorees include these remarkable individuals:


Community Advocate Star

Charles (Chuck) Short, Former Special Assistant to the County Executive


Educator Star

Jo Doerrman, MCPS technology teacher, Neelsville Middle School


College Graduate Rising Star

Isabella Louis, Goucher College graduate and Assistant to the President, Patriot Millionaires


College Student Rising Star

Ebonie Gadson, Senior, University of Maryland-College Park at The Universities at Shady Grove


Student Assistant Rising Star

Alyssa Berrios, Montgomery College, Class of 2020


Striving Student Rising Star

Arthur Millan, Sophomore, Wheaton High School