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New Town, Dulaney had 100 percent college acceptance rate

New Town, Dulaney had 100 percent college acceptance rate

When New Town High administrator Robert Murray told the Owings Mills school's guidance counselors that he wanted to achieve a 100 percent college acceptance rate among seniors, he got mixed reactions. One counselor called the goal "unrealistic," another said "it might be possible," and the last just smiled and said nothing. "Of course, it is up to the students to choose their own path, whether they go to college, enter into the workplace or join the military," Murray said. "However, they should, at the very least, be accepted to college in order to increase their options as well as give them the opportunity to expand their horizons." For the...

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