Torrey Smith (a two-time Super Bowl champion, winning Super Bowl XLVII as a member of the Ravens and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles) took to Twitter and commented on the school redistricting happenings in Howard County. Here is what he tweeted:
Dear people of Howard County Maryland. You aren’t the first or last school district that will he rezoned. You will survive. Is it a change? Yes. Does it suck if you aren’t a JR? Yes. At the end of the day you will be alright. As a new minority in town. I love it.
The diversity in some of these areas (including the one I live in) sucks. Diversity and the quality of the school district is what attracted me to the county. Some of the letters and comments that I’ve read are disturbing. Some people are showing their true colors.
I had this happen my senior year of high school and it wasn’t the end of the world. The county is growing and schools are going to continue to be rezoned and built. Guess what? We all will survive and our kids will receive a quality education. Chill Out
Here are screen shots of the tweets:
I did not know Torrey Smith was living in Howard County. That is interesting news (at least I thought so).
The Howard County Board of Education will hear the next session of testimony on October 10th as part of the “Overflow Public Hearings” (Families currently zoned for Glenelg HS, Marriotts Ridge HS, Reservoir HS, River Hill HS) starting at 6:00pm. There are 105 people signed up to testify on the 10th.