The Charles County Board of Education at its Dec. 11 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools staff members for their dedication and commitment to teaching and learning, and for making a difference in the lives of students, according to a news release from the school system.

College of Southern Maryland Foundation Director Dr. Ila Shah and her husband Dr. Vinod K. Shah continued their generous support of CSM and commitment to student success by giving the college a $100,000 gift to mark Vinod Shah’s recent birthday, according to a news release from the college. …