La Lumiere School Received Grant from the Dr. Scholl Foundation to Fund Global Studies Initiative

By: La Lumiere School Last Updated: December 2, 2013

La-Lumiere-SchoolLa Lumiere is becoming known in the Midwest as a beacon for global education. Cultivating a deeper sense of global awareness and understanding is rooted throughout its curriculum and students’ experiences. With a 15% international student population, a unique campus setting, and an uncommonly dedicated and talented faculty, La Lumiere is establishing itself as the industry leader among small independent schools in the Midwest.

As such, La Lumiere was awarded a grant from the Dr. Scholl Foundation. The Scholl grant will allow the School to offer scholarships to qualified students for international service trips, launch a Global Speakers Symposia, and support faculty professional development.

Headmaster Michael Kennedy said, “The loyal support of the Dr. Scholl Foundation over the years has been instrumental in our continued program enhancements. This grant funds a unique program – it is rewarding to know we will be able to offer these opportunities to all of our students.

About La Lumiere School

La Lumiere School is a premier college preparatory boarding and day school located on a spectacular 144-acre campus 25 miles west of South Bend, 8 miles from La Porte, 7 miles from New Buffalo and about an hour southeast of Chicago. Academic excellence characterizes the entire curriculum and helps to prepare its students to attend some of the best colleges in the country including Stanford, Northwestern, Rhode Island School of Design, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, Middlebury, Purdue, Marquette, Indiana, University of Michigan, and the University of Chicago. For additional information, go online to La Lumiere School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA).

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