Who WAS Sargent Shriver?

Remembering Sargent Shriver (1915-2011)

Shriver We are honored to work in a school named after Sargent Shriver and will continue to work hard everyday in honor of his memory.

Sargent Shriver's energy, generosity and passion made the Peace Corps attainable. He helped spearhead Head Start, VISTA, Foster Grandparents, Legal Services, the Job Corps, Special Olympics and more…

Sargent Shriver was an international lawyer and administrator, ambassador and an advocate for the poor and powerless. He was also a Montgomery County Maryland resident!

To learn more about Sargent Shriver please visit www.SargentShriver.org  

(Photo on right is from our school dedication day June 2007) 

Photo of Sargent Shriver 
Photo of Sargent Shriver 

Nearly everybody in their life needs someone to help them.
I don't care whether you're the greatest self-made man;
the fact is, somebody has helped you along the way. - Sargent Shriver

S. Shriver receiving medal of freedom Long-time AFL-CIO official Lane Kirkland (left), former Congressman Bob Michel (center) and former Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver (right) stand together at the White House after having received Presidential Medals of Freedom from President Bill Clinton.