LAPEER, Michigan — The Lapeer County Community Foundation and the LEADER Fund have teamed up to support Project Lead the Way (PLTW) for the students of Lapeer Community Schools. The two organizations split the $2,400 cost to offer Medical Detective courses through PLTW, the nation’s leading Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum.
“Our students continue to benefit from the generosity of organizations like LEADER Fund and the Community Foundation,” said Lapeer Community Schools Superintendent Matt Wandrie. “Creating more and better academic options for students is what we are all about, and partnerships like this one make it possible.”
The course will be taught by Patrick Lothrop at the Center for Innovation – West Campus.
The Lapeer County Community Foundation manages 63 funds to provide grants for a wide range of charitable purposes. Since 1996, over $3.7 million has been given to enhance the quality of life in Lapeer County.
LEADER Fund (Lapeer Education & Athletic Development Expense Resource) is the educational and athletic foundation serving the students of Lapeer Community Schools. LEADER Fund partners with local businesses and groups eager to help enhance the community’s future by providing top level facilities, technology and curriculum for students, teachers, coaches and administrators.