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30th Student Member on the Board of Education of Harford County Officially Sworn In by Dr. Bulson

Joshua Oltarzewski, a senior at Harford Technical High School in the Cyber Security/Computer and Networking Technology program, is the 30th Student Member to serve on the Board of Educaiton of Harford County.  He was officially sworn in by Dr. Bulson, superintendent of Harford County Public Schools, on July 23 during the Board's business meeting.

At Harford Tech, Joshua is a member of both the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society and works as a student ambassador to the school and the Cyber Security program. He placed 2nd in a Maryland SkillsUSA statewide Information Technology (IT) Services competition during his junior year and was a Mid-Atlantic Gold Regional Finalist team captain for the national CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. Throughout his studies at Harford Tech, Joshua has earned the A+ and CCENT industry standard certifications. In the Cobra Theatre Company, he serves as the Amoss Center technical liaison and was inducted into the International Thespian Society in May 2017. An avid musician, Joshua has played the cello in the school orchestra since 5th grade.

Before becoming the Student Member of the Board, he served on the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council and is a current member of the Superintendent's Task Force on Equity.

Outside of school, Joshua is a Life Scout in Troop 810 of Abingdon, working towards the rank of Eagle. He is a freelance website designer/administrator in his spare time and is currently employed as an IT intern with SURVICE Engineering in Aberdeen.

Joshua plans on attending a four-year university to obtain a degree pertaining to the fields of computer networking and cyber security.