On Tuesday, December 13
, Governor Larry Hogan came to visit Bais Yaakov. The students excitedly prepared signs and banners welcoming the governor. The program began with Rabbi Zweig welcoming the Governor, followed by Rabbi Ariel Sadwin. Bais Yaakov, Bnos Yisroel, and Cheder Chabad each had a representative speak on behalf of their school, thanking the Governer for the BOOST program. Rabbi Michoel Berkowitz, spoke on behalf of the parents about having Hakaros Hatov to the Governor for instituting the BOOST program. Mrs. Elizabeth Green then introduced Governor Larry Hogan. The Governor spoke about the BOOST program and his recent trip to Israel. He then announced
exciting news that for the first time he will be increasing the budget allocation for the BOOST program from $5 million up to $10 million over the next three years.