Lansing Educational Foundation Holds Pride Patrol on Friday, September 22nd
Lansing Educational Foundation (LEF) held its annual Pride Patrol on Friday, September 22. During the yearly Pride Patrol, LEF representatives surprise their grant recipients by presenting them with a giant check and several small gifts. LEF Director Kara Thompson organized this year's Pride Patrol event and attended with Director of Teaching and Learning Miles Azzeh, LEF President Christine Aus, and LEF representatives Andrew Cameron, John Harris, Carol Page, Rob Jaccard, and Jaime Jaccard.
Lansing Educational Foundation awarded twenty-six Educate the Pride grants in the amount of $19,855.27, two Ted LoPresti Memorial grants totaling $913.33, one $500.00 Autism grant, two district-level grants totaling $2,500.00, and two buildings grants totaling $11,037.75. In addition to these classroom grants, Lansing Educational Foundation granted $1,500.00 to cover the cost of classified staff at the all-district luncheon in August, awarded $1,000.00 worth of grants to our Teachers of the Year (Chris Hoverson and Christina Mills), and Educational Support Professionals of the Year (John Garrett and Penny Lingenfelter).
This school year, the total grant-giving to Lansing School District by Lansing Educational Foundation has been $37,306.35! Click here to view the full list of grant recipients.
The Lansing Educational Foundation's primary goal is to support innovative learning opportunities in the Lansing School District. Since its inception in 2004, the Lansing Educational Foundation has accomplished this by awarding more than $450,000 in grants and funding to the Lansing School District.
Registration is now open for Lansing Educational Foundation's second annual Mane Event Rugged 5K, held on November 4, 2023, at Lansing High School. For more information or to register, click here.